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December 09, 2016
GPS NEWS
OGC requests public comment on its Coverage Implementation Schema
Washington DC (SPX) Dec 07, 2016
A referenceable grid is associated with information that allows the location of all points in the grid to be determined in a coordinate reference system (CRS), but the location of the points is not directly available from the grid coordinates. An example is an EO/IR sensor consisting of a rectangular array of light sensing pixels. This OGC Extension provides a set of native referenceable grid elements to be used with the OGC CIS 1.0 coverage standard. It is one of the major outcomes of OGC's Testb ... read more

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GPS NEWS

Lockheed Martin Advances Modernization of Current GPS Ground Control System for USAF
Lockheed Martin has completed a major upgrade to modernize the current ground control system of the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite constellation. The Commercial Off ... more
GPS NEWS

High-Precision System for Real-Time Navigation Data of GLONASS Ready for Service
A global high-precision system for obtaining the real-time navigation data has passed state tests and is ready to be put into operation as part of the GLONASS navigation system, Russia's Roscosmos s ... more
GPS NEWS

Launch of new Galileo navigation quartet
An Ariane 5 rocket has launched four additional Galileo satellites, accelerating deployment of the new satellite navigation system. The Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, lifted off from Europe's Sp ... more
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GPS NEWS

How NASA and John Deere Helped Tractors Drive Themselves
There has been a lot of talk lately of self-driving cars, but farmers have already been making good use of self-driving tractors for more than a decade-in part due to a partnership between John Deer ... more


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Flying the fantastic four
This month, a single Ariane 5 rocket is set to propel four Galileo satellites into orbit for the navigation constellation's first-ever quadruple launch. Mission controllers are training intensively ... more

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GPS NEWS

Australian continent shifts with the seasons
Australia shifts and tilts back and forth by several millimeters each year because of changes to the Earth's center of mass, according to a new study. The findings could help scientists better track ... more
GPS NEWS

Russian Space Agency May Launch Up to 4 Glonass Navigation Satellites Next Year
Russia's Roscosmos space agency may launch up to four Glonass navigation satellites in 2017, Deputy Director General for Automatic Space Complexes Mikhail Khailov said on Monday. According to him, t ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
ULA launches eighth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite

OFFSET Envisions Swarm Capabilities for Small Urban Ground Units

Satellites, airport visibility readings shed light on troops' exposure to air pollution

Boeing WGS-8 Satellite Nearly Doubles Bandwidth for Military Users

Eyes in the sky

China should build more nuclear arms to prepare for Trump: media

MBDA's Brimstone missile planned for Britain's Protector drone

GPS NEWS

Swarm reveals why satellites lose track
Satellite engineers have been puzzling over why GPS navigation systems on low-orbiting satellites like ESA's Swarm sometimes black out when they fly over the equator between Africa and South America ... more
CYBER WARS

CACI providing intel services to US
The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency has tapped CACI to provide airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services. ... more
GPS NEWS

Satellites to spot drones and guide cyclists
A space-age system for detecting drones took home the grand prize in this year's European Satellite Navigation Competition, while ESA's prize went to a smart satnav bicycle bell. Drones are one of t ... more
ISIS OBC Bundle Deal 6th Annual Modular Construction Summit for Oil and Gas Agenda - December 7-9 - Houston Develop commercial strategies for the global deployment of SMRs and Advanced Reactors
GPS NEWS

No GPS, no problem: Next-generation navigation
A team of researchers at the University of California, Riverside has developed a highly reliable and accurate navigation system that exploits existing environmental signals such as cellular and Wi-F ... more
SPACEWAR

Russian Defense Ministry Can Soon Get Five New Reconnaissance Satellites
The Russian Defense Ministry has signed a contract with the Lavochkin Research and Production Association on the development of a radar reconnaissance satellite system, the Russian Izvestia newspape ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Teaching an old satellite new tricks

UAE launches national space policy

China develops non-toxic propellant for orbiting satellites

Saturn's bulging core implies moons younger than thought

NASA Announces First Geostationary Vegetation, Atmospheric Carbon Mission

India Inc joins hands to bid for moon mission

Orbital ATK to develop critical technology for in-orbit assembly

GPS NEWS

Australia's coordinates out by more than 1.5 metres: scientist
Australia has had to change its position on world maps four times in the past 50 years. The country happens to be located on one of the world's fastest-moving tectonic plates, travelling about 2.7 i ... more
MICROSAT BLITZ

Spaceflight Industries marks successful launch of the BlackSky Pathfinder satellite aboard PSLV
Spaceflight Industries has announced the successful launch of its BlackSky Pathfinder-1 satellite into a sun synchronous orbit from India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV). From Satish Dhawan ... more
GPS NEWS

US Air Force awards Lockheed Martin $395M Contract for two GPS 3 satellites
The U.S. Air Force has awarded Lockheed Martin $395 million in contract options for the production of the ninth and tenth Global Positioning System III (GPS III) satellite. GPS III satellites ... more
RUSSIAN SPACE

Import Substitution: Glonass Satellites to Switch to Russian Electronics
By 2020 a Russian GLONASS K-2 global positioning satellite in place, built entirely from Russian-made parts as part of the government's ongoing effort to substitute imports amid sanctions, Izvestia ... more
GPS NEWS

SMC exercises contract options to procure two additional GPS III satellites
The Space and Missile Systems Center awarded a contract option to Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company to procure two additional Global Positioning System III satellites today. The contract o ... more

SPACEWAR

U.S. intel agency renews contract for satellite imagery
The U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency is to continue to receive online global high-resolution commercial satellite imagery from DigitalGlobe. ... more
GPS NEWS

Lockheed gets $395 million GPS III Space Vehicle contract modification
Lockheed Martin Space Systems has been awarded a $395 million U.S. Air Force contract modification for work on the GPS III Space Vehicle program. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
ULA launches eighth Wideband Global SATCOM satellite

OFFSET Envisions Swarm Capabilities for Small Urban Ground Units

Satellites, airport visibility readings shed light on troops' exposure to air pollution

Boeing WGS-8 Satellite Nearly Doubles Bandwidth for Military Users

Eyes in the sky

China should build more nuclear arms to prepare for Trump: media

MBDA's Brimstone missile planned for Britain's Protector drone





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EARTH OBSERVATION

Rezatec to develop the use of satellite data in evaluating plant health in UK

GPS NEWS

2 SOPS bids farewell to miracle satellite

GPS NEWS

China issues development plan for geoinformation industry

GPS NEWS

Inferring urban travel patterns from cellphone data

GPS NEWS

Positioning exact to the millimeter

ENERGY TECH

Extending battery life for mobile devices

GPS NEWS

India to Provide Cost Incentives to Use Homemade Version of GPS

GPS NEWS

Existing navigation data can help pilots avoid turbulence

GPS NEWS

Raytheon gets $52 million Miniature Airborne GPS task order

GPS NEWS

Russia to Develop Unmanned Harvester Running on Glonass Navigation by 2018

Tire Pressure Management: A Life Saver

GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow

China's satnav industry grows 29 pct in 2015

Twinkle, Twinkle, GPS

NASA, USAID Open Environmental Monitoring Hub in West Africa

Like humans, lowly cockroach uses a GPS to get around, scientists find

Raytheon hits next-generation GPS milestone

China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"

China promotes int'l development of homegrown GPS system

BeiDou GPS system targets global service around 2020

Spaceflight Industries closes $25M financing round led by Mithril

BAE Systems to assist Army with geospatial intelligence systems

China fostering independent industrial chain for BeiDou navigation system

China's homegrown navigation system to have 35-satellite constellation by 2020

China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite

Raytheon achieves next-gen GPS milestones



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