What is QZSS (Quasi-Zenith Satellite System)?

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Apr 10, 2017

The Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS) is a regional navigation satellite system commissioned by the Japanese Government. It was authorized by the Japanese government in 2002. The first satellite, was launched in 2010 and three additional satellites are expected by be in orbit by the  end of 2017. The four-satellite system is planned to be operational in 2018.

The QZSS service will work East Asia and the Oceania region - With its primary region of operation being Japan. It has been developed to work with data from other GNSS satellites.