Japan launches satellite for high-precision positioning system

Tokyo (AFP) - Japan on Thursday launched a satellite to help build a high-precision geolocation system that will complement the US-operated GPS. A H-IIA rocket blasted off at 9:17am (0017 GMT) from the Tanegashima space centre in southern Japan carrying ... ( read original story ...)

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