- Q. - Which country has launched satellite “Michibiki” No.2 to complement the US-operated GPS?
Description Of This Question
The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched satellite “Michibiki” No.2 satellite to help build a high-precision geo-location system that will complement the US-operated GPS. Michibiki, meaning guidance in Japanese, is intended for civilian use, with a claimed positioning accuracy down to mere centimetres (inches). Japan aims to establish a constellation of seven satellites by around 2023.