Navigation System

Beidou: China opens Navigation System for Civilian Use

China recently opened Beidou (its version of GPS or “Global Positioning System”) to civilian use and expects to grab a major share of the satellite navigation market from the original U.S GPS system by the end of the decade, as the website Strategypage reported.

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Thu, 17/01/2013 - 09:44

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Thu, 01/17/2013

Roscosmos: Plans for GLONASS Programme

Russia will build and launch 13 GLONASS-M and 22 GLONASS –K satellites between now and 2020, according to an outline of the nation’s space program published on the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) website, as Inside GNSS reported. GLONASS (Global Navigation Satellite System), is a radio-based satellite navigation system operated for the Russian government.

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Mon, 14/01/2013 - 12:30

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Mon, 01/14/2013
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