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N17-07-23-first-GPS-receiver-Rockwell
19 July 2017

Working well after midnight on 19 July in 1977, a Rockwell Collins engineer named David Van Dusseldorp sat on the rooftop of a company building in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, adjusting an antenna every five minutes to receive a signal from the world’s first... read more

N17-07-23-gps-unsw-australia-satellite-cubesat
19 July 2017

Australia officially has its first GPS infrastructure in space, according to the nation’s Minister for Defence Industry, Christopher Pyne.

N17-07-23-BostonTunnel
19 July 2017

You’ve probably been here before: You’re using your phone’s GPS to drive around Boston’s confusing network of roads and highways, and you enter a tunnel.

N17-07-23-CubeSat-ASO
18 July 2017

An expert review of the Australian space industry’s capabilities to participate in a global market was announced last week by the Minister... read more

N17-07-23-ScottPace
17 July 2017

Scott Pace, a grand master of space policy with particular expertise in satellite navigation, has been chosen by the White House to be executive secretary of the newly revived and potentially powerful National Space Council.

N17-07-23-AntarcticIceBerg
14 July 2017

Over the last few months, a chunk of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf has been hanging on precariously as a deep crack cut across the ice.

N17-07-16-TeslaDriverlessCar
14 July 2017

As auto makers such as General Motors Co. and Ford Motor Co. along with tech companies including Google and Apple Inc. rush to develop self-driving vehicles or the software behind them, the world's largest auto market--China--is creating roadblocks. 

N17-07-16-AustralianSpaceOffice
13 July 2017

Australia is bludging off the rest of the world when it comes to space. That is the argument from proponents of Australia having its own space agency.

N17-07-16-GPS_SatelliteSpoofing_BlackSea
11 July 2017

An apparent mass and blatant, GPS spoofing attack involving over 20 vessels in the Black Sea last month has navigation experts and maritime executives scratching their heads.

N17-07-16-ligado-banner
11 July 2017

The nation's leading GPS experts said in a newly released letter that a controversial broadband network would still interfere significantly with GPS receivers despite revisions to the network plan.

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