China Unveils Plan to Build Magpie Bridge-2 Relay Satellite System for Space Exploration: Report

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China is set to build a constellation of relay satellites by the end of the decade, aimed at giving the Asian country a communications bridge between Moon missions and ground operations on Earth, according to Chinese state media reports. The Magpie Bridge-2 satellite constellation is named after a bridge of magpies in a Chinese myth and the first relay satellite will ...

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