TAG: Goddard Space Flight Center

Artist’s concept of NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale mission consists of four identically equipped observatories that rely on Navigator GPS to maintain an exacting orbit that is at its highest point nearly half-way to the Moon. (Image: NASA)

NASA wants to use GPS at the Moon for Artemis missions

July 11, 2019

The four MMS spacecraft host the highest ever operational GPS receivers in space. (artist’s rendition, credit: NASA)

Receivers Reach New Heights

August 6, 2015

The red ellipses show the MMS orbit paths during the first and second phases of the mission. Each spacecraft uses GPS signals — which come from satellites situated along the green circle shown surrounding Earth — from the far side of Earth to track its position. (Credit: NASA/MMS)

NASA Goddard Team Sets High-Flying Record with Use of GPS

July 8, 2015