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August 29, 2016
GPS NEWS
Positioning exact to the millimeter
Munich, Germany (SPX) Aug 29, 2016
How many millimeters has the sea level risen? How fast are the continents moving? How big is the impact of high and low pressure areas on the altitude of landmasses? In order to answer these questions, measurements are being made around the clock at more than 1700 globally distributed observing stations. These data are then evaluated by researchers from the German Geodetic Research Institute of the Technical University of Munich (DGFI-TUM). Their new realization of the global reference system that ... read more

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India to Provide Cost Incentives to Use Homemade Version of GPS
According to official sources, India's government is exploring several options, including reduced charges for air navigation services. The Indian government may soon announce incentives to air ... more
GPS NEWS

Existing navigation data can help pilots avoid turbulence
Detecting turbulence remains the Achilles' heel of modern-day aviation. The reports submitted by pilots, subjective and often very inaccurate, are the least expensive and the most frequently used me ... more
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Raytheon gets $52 million Miniature Airborne GPS task order
Raytheon has received a $52 million U.S. Air Force task order to modernize the Miniature Airborne Global Positioning System receiver 2000, or MAGR-2K. ... more
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Russia to Develop Unmanned Harvester Running on Glonass Navigation by 2018
Russia is set to develop unmanned agricultural machinery running on the Russian Glonass navigation system by 2018, Russian Izvestia newspaper reported Tuesday, citing the developer. According ... more


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Tire Pressure Management: A Life Saver
Car and truck drivers who spend long hours on the road know better than most about the importance of maintaining proper tire pressure; it actually saves lives. With an entire industry having quickly ... more

Transition from Operations to Decommissioning by Preparing a Safe, Cost-Effective Shut Down and Waste Management Strategy


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GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow
The University of Nottingham and Royal Norwegian Naval Academy (RNoNA) are investigating how to prevent shipping Global Positioning Signals (GPS) being jammed in potential cyberattacks that may caus ... more
GPS NEWS

China's satnav industry grows 29 pct in 2015
The output value of China's satellite navigation and location-based service industry grew 29.2 percent year on year in 2015, with the country's self-developed BeiDou Navigation Satellite System maki ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea submarine missiles not ready until 2018: experts

N. Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'

China Communist party expels 'insatiable' statistics chief

N. Korea rejects UN council's condemnation

Japan holds live fire drills at Mt Fuji

Russia launches large snap military drills

Australian minister says French submarine leak 'embarrassing'

GPS NEWS

Twinkle, Twinkle, GPS
Go outside tonight and behold the stars - especially bright stars low on the horizon. They twinkle as irregularities in Earth's atmosphere pass by. Unseen to the human eye, the same thing happens to ... more
AFRICA NEWS

NASA, USAID Open Environmental Monitoring Hub in West Africa
NASA and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) have opened a new environmental monitoring program in West Africa that will enhance the role of space-based observations in the managem ... more
GPS NEWS

Like humans, lowly cockroach uses a GPS to get around, scientists find
Rats, men and cockroaches appear to have a similar GPS in their heads that allows them to navigate new surroundings, researchers at Case Western Reserve University report. The finding, published in ... more
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Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
N. Korea submarine missiles not ready until 2018: experts

N. Korea leader says missile test 'greatest success'

China Communist party expels 'insatiable' statistics chief

N. Korea rejects UN council's condemnation

Japan holds live fire drills at Mt Fuji

Russia launches large snap military drills

Australian minister says French submarine leak 'embarrassing'





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