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July 22, 2016
GPS NEWS
GPS jamming: Keeping ships on the 'strait' and narrow
Nottingham UK (SPX) Jul 22, 2016
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 cause vessels to go off course and collide or run aground. Big, modern ships are highly automated with networked navigational systems, including differential GPS (DGPS) which offers more accurate positioning (to one metre) than conventional GPS. However, previous research has found that these highly-s ... read more

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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
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
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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Raytheon hits next-generation GPS milestone
Raytheon has achieved another test milestone in its development of the U.S. Air Force's next-generation Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control, or GPS OCX, system, the company announced Monday. ... more


GPS NEWS

China promises GPS system that's "reliable, safe and free"
China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will provide continuous, stable and reliable open services to users "free of charge", said a government report on T ... more

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China promotes int'l development of homegrown GPS system
China has been promoting international satellite navigation applications and will push forward the international development of China's BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), said a white paper i ... more
GPS NEWS

BeiDou GPS system targets global service around 2020
The Chinese government on Thursday released a white paper elaborating on the development of BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), which has been independently developed and operated by China. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Protests as S. Korea president defends US anti-missile system

State Dept. approves $821 million SM-2 missile sale to Japan

Suspect North Korean nuclear site identified: report

Lockheed demonstrates LRASM's surface launch capability

China slams US Republicans for 'groundless accusations'

Orbital ATK gets $182 million Missile Defense Agency contract

MBDA fires Brimstone missile from Apache helicopter

SPACEMART

Spaceflight Industries closes $25M financing round led by Mithril
Spaceflight Industries has announced it has secured $18 million of Series B financing led by technology growth investor Mithril Capital Management of San Francisco, in a round that is expected to ra ... more
SPACEWAR

BAE Systems to assist Army with geospatial intelligence systems
BAE Systems is to assist in the development of next-generation geospatial intelligence capabilities for the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command. ... more
GPS NEWS

China fostering independent industrial chain for BeiDou navigation system
China is establishing an industrial innovative system for its homegrown BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) and fostering "an independent BDS industrial chain", said a white paper issued on Thu ... more
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China's homegrown navigation system to have 35-satellite constellation by 2020
China's homegrown navigation system, the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS), will cover the whole globe with a constellation of 35 satellites by 2020, said a government report on Thursday. ... more
GPS NEWS

China launches 23rd BeiDou navigation satellite
China launched a satellite to support its global navigation and positioning network at 11:30 p.m. Sunday. The satellite, launched from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in southwest China's ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
SSTL expands LEO platform capability with VESTA nanosatellite

NASA completes first shell buckling tests with a bang

Atmospheric chemistry on paper

PACE will help uncover new information about health of our oceans

Active tracking of astronaut rad-exposures targeted

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

BepiColombo Mission to Mercury on Track for April 2018 Launch

GPS NEWS

Raytheon achieves next-gen GPS milestones
Raytheon has passed qualification and critical design review milestones in development of the Air Force's next-generation GPS OCX system, the company announced Thursday. ... more
WATER WORLD

Removal of dams in New England can help increase watershed resilience
Dam removal in New England is not only an important aspect of river restoration but it also provides an opportunity to enhance the magnitude and rate of river re-connection, and improve watershed re ... more
GPS NEWS

Russian Glonass-M satellite reaches target orbit
The Glonass-M navigation satellite, launched from Russia's Plesetsk space center atop a Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket, was brought to its target orbit by the Fregat upper stage, the Russian Defense Mini ... more
MILTECH

General Dynamics contracted for Shadow Compass prototype
General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems has been awarded a $14.8 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to develop the U.S. Air Force's Shadow Compass prototype. ... more
GPS NEWS

Arianespace continues the momentum for Europe's Galileo program on its latest Soyuz flight
With another successful Soyuz launch performed to expand the Galileo satellite navigation system, Arianespace has reaffirmed the company's important role in supporting European governments and insti ... more

GPS NEWS

China to launch 30 Beidou navigation satellites in next 5 years
Changsha, China (XNA) May 23, 2016 China plans to launch 30 Beidou navigation satellites during the 13th five-year plan period (2016-2020), capping its three-step strategy to build a global navigat ... more
GPS NEWS

Lockheed demos future evolution of its flexible GPS 3 satellite design
In the future, when mission needs change for the Global Positioning System (GPS), the U.S. Air Force will be able to respond - thanks to some engineering forethought and the innovative design of Loc ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Protests as S. Korea president defends US anti-missile system

State Dept. approves $821 million SM-2 missile sale to Japan

Suspect North Korean nuclear site identified: report

Lockheed demonstrates LRASM's surface launch capability

China slams US Republicans for 'groundless accusations'

Orbital ATK gets $182 million Missile Defense Agency contract

MBDA fires Brimstone missile from Apache helicopter





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GPS NEWS

And yet it moves: 14 Galileo satellites now in orbit

GPS NEWS

Europe's sat-nav system launches fresh pair of satellites

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Europe grows Galileo sat-nav system

GPS NEWS

Mission control ready for next Galileo pair



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