June 9, 2011
May 14, 2011
[UPDATED MAY 16] India's GPS-Aided and GEO-Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) spacecraft will be carried into orbit on an Ariane-5 launcher from the European Space Agency (ESA) spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on May 21, 2011, according to an announcement from ISRO, the Indian space agency.
May 15, 2011
Online registration is open for the 2011 Joint Navigation Conference, scheduled for June 28-20 in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
The FOUO event is the largest endorsed U.S. military navigation conference of the year, with joint service and government participation.
The annual JNC focuses on technical advances in guidance, navigation and control; especially on joint development, testing and support of affordable systems, logistics and integration.
May 15, 2011
NASA's May 3 announcement that its long-running Gravity Probe B (GP-B) mission had confirmed two key predictions derived from Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity, mentioned GPS autoland techniques as one of the projects spinoffs.
However, the involvement of GPS technology and GPS experts in the mission was much deeper than the passing reference in a press release.
But first, the news.
June 27, 2011 - June 30, 2011
Colorado Springs, Colorado USA
June 13, 2011 - June 16, 2011
May 13, 2011
Pressure is mounting on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and proponents of LightSquared’s plan to operate high-powered ground transmitters in spectrum adjacent to GPS L1.
May 9, 2011
The U.S. Global Positioning System has garnered a long list of honors over the years, but a forthcoming presentation from the International Astronautical Federation (IAF) is one of the most remarkable yet.
July 11, 2011 - July 15, 2011
San Diego, California USA
April 30, 2011
The recent release of the 2010 Federal Radionavigation Plan (FRP) marks the passage of a recurring milestone for the U.S. positioning, navigation, and timing (PNT) community.