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TAG: GPS history

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Behind GPS is the people

October 16, 2020

1990: UNB Professor Richard Langley and two graduate students use a GPS antenna (recognize it?) on a tripod to re-measure a historical baseline. (Photo: UNB Perspectives)

In the beginning, there was innovation

September 7, 2020

1976: The first military GPS five-channel receiver built in one of several programs that studied the feasibility of GPS. The receiver weighed more than 270 pounds and had seats for two operators. (Photo: Rockwell Collins/Smithsonian)

Our insatiable appetite for GPS

September 3, 2020

Image: GPS World

GPS World 30th Anniversary Timeline

August 31, 2020

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On April 2, 2020 a new exhibit will open focusing on the U.S. Air Force role in the management of GPS satellite systems. (Artist's concept: USAF)

GPS exhibit opens soon at U.S. Air Force museum

March 6, 2020

From left: Lord John Browne, Richard Schwartz, HRH The Prince of Wales, Bradford Parkinson, Hugo Fruehauf, Anna Marie Spilker at the Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering ceremony at Buckingham Palace, December 3, 2019. (Photo: Jason Aldean)

GPS pioneers honored with Queen’s award at Buckingham Palace

December 3, 2019

NASA 60th anniversary logo

GPS Innovation Alliance celebrates NASA’s 60th anniversary

November 7, 2018

Photo: U.S. Navy

How Gladys West uncovered the ‘Hidden Figures’ of GPS

March 19, 2018