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Beidou: Chinese satnav system sees increased civilian use

In the future, the satnav system Beidou could take an even bigger role

The Chinese satellite navigation system Beidou is increasingly used for civilian purposes, as the news agency Xinhua reports, according to Chinese authorities.

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India will launch navigation satellite in October

India's own navigation satellite system will benefit disaster management

The Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO will launch a navigation satellite on 10 October, as the news agency ANI reported. The satellite IRNSS 1C is the third one to be launched in a formation of seven.

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ESA: Preparing Satnav market for Galileo services

Galileo satellite assembled in Germany

ESA’s Galileo services are set to be released to the market this year. ESA is working therefore directly with the Satnav technology producers to ensure their

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Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:58

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Russia: Launch of four navigation satellites

Navigation satellites around Earth

Russia has plans to launch four more satellites for the Global Navigation Satellite System (Glonass) by this year-end, the Aerospace Defence Forces head said, as the website Zeenews reported.

“Three GLONASS satellites are scheduled to be launched on board of a Proton carrier rocket in July from the Baikonur space centre and another one is planned to be launched in December from the Plesetsk space centre,” Maj. Gen. Alexander Golovko said.

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Mon, 17/06/2013 - 13:13

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India: Navigation Centre inaugurated

Gujarat, India seen from space.

On 28 May, 2013, the Indian Space Research Organisation unveiled a new Navigation Centre in Bangalore Rural Disctrict, as The Economic Times reported. The new Centre (INC) will serve the proposed Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), a constellation of seven satellites that will enable users to determine their precise location and time.

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ISGNSS 2013: International Symposium on Global Satellite Navigation Systems

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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The theme of ISGNSS 2013 is "Connecting Continents through GNSS where Europe and Asia Meet." It will be held from October 22 through 25 at the Congress Center in Yildiz Technical University of Istanbul. The first conference in this series was held in 1999 in Japan. The ISGNSS International Program Committee is headed by Prof. Sang Jeong Lee of Korea's Chungnam National University.

Online registration begins May 1, 2013. Abstracts will be accepted through July 21, 2013 on the following topics:

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Bulent Ecevit University of Zonguldak, Yildiz Technical University of Istanbul and Turkish Chamber of Survey and Cadastre Engineers

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BeiDou Navigation Satellite System: Ground system improves precision

A ground system aimed at enhancing the navigation precision of the Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) was approved in central China's Hubei Province on 22 March 2013, as the website CCTV reported. The BeiDou Ground Base Enhancement System (BGBES), a network consisting of 30 ground base stations, an operating system and a precision positioning system, was approved by the evaluation committee

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Tue, 26/03/2013 - 10:39

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ESA mapping deadly mosquitoes

ESA is helping to take the bite out of mosquitoes and their deadly diseases by tracking their distribution and habitat via observation satellites, satnav, and mobile communications.

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