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Japan launches 4th GPS-improving quasi-zenith satellite

An H-2A rocket carrying Japan's fourth and final quasi-zenith satellite, the Michibiki No. 4, lifts off from the Tanegashima Space Center in Kagoshima Prefecture, southwestern Japan, on Oct. 10, 2017. The satellite, aiming at creating a new system to improve the accuracy of global positioning system data for a range of applications, including smartphones and vehicle navigation systems, was successfully placed in orbit, the government said. (Kyodo) ==Kyodo (Photo by Kyodo News Stills via Getty Images)
Japan launches 4th GPS-improving quasi-zenith satellite

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10 October, 2017
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