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United States investigate the economic benefits of GPS

The U.S. National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board is organizing a study to endorse the economic profit of GPS. "We have a new assignment . . .

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Tue, 21/08/2012 - 12:25

Galileo Will Be Used for Emergency Management

With the first two Galileo In-Orbit Verification (IOV) satellites already in orbit, the European Space Agency (ESA) is currently pondering whether or not the spacecraft could also be used to manage

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:56

ISRO sets ball rolling for Indian ‘GPS' / navigation system

The first of India's own little regional positioning satellites to better the US military-owned GPS may be put up in sky this year.

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 16:05
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12.9716
longitude: 
77.5946

NASA pinning down 'here' better than ever

Before our Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices can tell us where we are, the satellites that make up the GPS need to know exactly where they are.

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Fri, 24/02/2012 - 15:46
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39.0046
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-76.8755