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South Korea Speeding up Development of Own GPS for More Accurate and Greater Coverage

According to recent news, South Korea is speeding up the development of its own global positioning system (GPS) that will be more accurate and offer greater coverage for users. The Ministry

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PSLV-C41 Successfully Launches IRNSS-1I Navigation Satellite

April 12, 2018 at 04:04 Hrs (IST) – India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, in its forty-third flight (PSLV-C41) in XL configuration launched IRNSS-1I Satellite from First Launch Pad (FLP) of SDSC

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European GNSS Agency And Thales Launch EDG²E, A Dual-Frequency Multi-Constellation Receiver

According to recent news reported by the GPS World, together the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and Thales has launched a equipment for dual frequency Galileo, GPS and EGNOS project (EDG²E). The four-year-long

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Why India’s Own GPS System 7 Years Late Despite 90% of Funds Allocated Spent

According to recent news by The Asian Age, a report put forward by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) which has pointed at ‘laxity’ on part of the premier space agency

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NASA Engineers Demonstrated X-ray Navigation in Space

According to recent news by NASA,  a team of NASA engineers has demonstrated fully autonomous X-ray navigation in space — a capability that could revolutionize NASA’s ability in the future to

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Ariane-5 Launches Four Galileo Satellites in Earth Orbit

Four new satellites of the European Galileo satellite navigation system have been successfully launched on board an Ariane 5 launcher. From mid-2018, ‘Nicole’, ‘Zofia’, ‘Alexandre’ and ‘Irina’ will allow almost

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Launch of China’s New-Generation Beidou-3 Navigation Satellites

November 5, 2017  – According to recent news, China has successfully launched two navigation satellites – namely the Beidou-3M1 (Beidou-24) and Beidou-3M2 (Beidou-25) navigation satellite using a Long March-3B/YZ-1 rocket. The satellites are

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Japan Successfully Launches 4th Satellite of Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS)

October 10, 2017  – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA successfully launched H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 36 (H-IIA・F36) which encapsulates MICHIBIKI No. 4, Quasi-Zenith Satellite System; at 7:01:37a.m., 2017 (JST) from

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Indian Railways to Install GPS in all Hand-pushed Trolleys Used for Track Inspection

September 8, 2017 – PTI – The railway ministry has decided to install GPS trackers in all hand-pushed trolleys used to inspect the tracks.  In a letter to all zonal

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Japan Successfully Launches 3rd Satellite of Quasi-Zenith Satellite System

August 19, 2017 – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. and JAXA successfully launched H-IIA Launch Vehicle No. 35 (H-IIA F35) which encapsulates MICHIBIKI No. 3, (Quasi-Zenith Satellite System; geostationary orbit) at 2:29:00