China Building Its Own GPS System?

GPS, Global Positioning System is very helpful and fun nowadays, It provide very reliable and accurate positioning data.

Currently GPS is owned and managed by US Govt, But now China is also planning to launch its own GPS like system which might be called Beidou which mean Campus in Chinese.

Yesterday China has launched its 8th Satellite, in the series of 32, in the earth’s orbit,This system is expected to take effect by 2020.

One more thing as pre-news is coming this system, Beidou is expected to provide global coverage and provide a tough competition for GPS.

What you think??

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