TAG: GPS

Galileo’s Ground Mission Segment in the Fucino Control Centre in Italy oversees Galileo navigation services and satellite payload operations. Photo: Telespazio.

Galileo’s initial services rocky patch continues

July 15, 2019

Drawing of the DSAC mercury-ion trap showing the traps and the titanium vacuum tube that confine the ions. The quadrupole trap is where the hyper-fine transition is optically measured and the multipole trap is where the ions are “interrogated” by a microwave signal via a waveguide from the quartz oscillator. (Image: NASA.)

Mercury-ion atomic clock holds promise for greater GPS accuracy

June 10, 2019

Col. Bernie Gruber in 2012. Photo: U.S. Air Force

Bernard Gruber, former GPS Program director, joins Spirent Federal Systems Board

April 5, 2019

Photo: GPS World

Happy Pi Day

March 14, 2019

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From left: 2019 QEPrize winners Richard Schwartz, Bradford Parkinson, James Spilker and Hugo Fruehauf. (Photo: QEPrize)

2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering goes to GPS

February 13, 2019

Alan Cameron

All hail the GPS Gold Standard’s new golden era

January 10, 2019

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Photo: Beidou.gov

ICG aims for stronger interoperability, transparency

November 12, 2018

Photo: Garmin

Garmin’s latest watch features GPS, GLONASS and Galileo

October 15, 2018