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China's tracking ship Yuanwang-3 wraps up monitoring mission

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Aerial photo shows China's spacecraft tracking ship Yuanwang-3 sailing in the sea, on June 26, 2019. China's spacecraft tracking ship Yuanwang-3 wrapped up its mission of monitoring the 46th satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) and arrived at a port in east China's Jiangsu Province Monday. The tracking ship has traveled more than 30,000 nautical miles in the one-month monitoring mission. China sent the 46th satellite of the BDS into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province on June 25 and Yuanwang-3 completed the maritime monitoring mission of the satellite launch from the southern Pacific Ocean. Yuanwang-3, China's second-generation space tracking ship, has completed 83 monitoring missions from the sea, including maritime tracking of the Shenzhou spacecraft, the Chang'e lunar probe and BeiDou satellites. (Xinhua/Li Yuze)

NANJING, July 8 (Xinhua) -- China's spacecraft tracking ship Yuanwang-3 wrapped up its mission of monitoring the 46th satellite of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) and arrived at a port in east China's Jiangsu Province Monday.

The tracking ship has traveled more than 30,000 nautical miles in the one-month monitoring mission.

China sent the 46th satellite of the BDS into space from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province on June 25 and Yuanwang-3 completed the maritime monitoring mission of the satellite launch from the southern Pacific Ocean.

Yuanwang-3, China's second-generation space tracking ship, has completed 83 monitoring missions from the sea, including maritime tracking of the Shenzhou spacecraft, the Chang'e lunar probe and BeiDou satellites.

[ Editor: Zhang Zhou ]