Long March 3C, carrying the 6th Beidou navigational satellite, lifts off from the launch pad at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, in this November 1, 2010 file photo. China's ... more 
Long March 3C, carrying the 6th Beidou navigational satellite, lifts off from the launch pad at the Xichang Satellite Launch Center, Sichuan province, in this November 1, 2010 file photo. China's homegrown satellite navigation system will bring untold economic, social and military benefits and other countries in Asia are welcome to use it, the director of China's satellite navigation agency said on December 27, 2013. REUTERS/Stringer/Files (CHINA - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY POLITICS BUSINESS) CHINA OUT. NO COMMERCIAL OR EDITORIAL SALES IN CHINA less 
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