News & Events

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.

31
Jul
9.00am to 5.00pm
Kobe, Japan

The two scientific associations of the IUGG (international Union of Geodesy & Geophysics – http://www.iugg.org...

04
Sep
9.00am to 5.00pm
Longyearbyen, Norway

The University of the Bundeswehr Muenchen and the Norwegian Space Centre are organising the International Summer School on Global Satellite...

18
Sep
9.00am to 5.00pm
Wuhan, China

Held every two years, the ISPRS Geospatial Week (ISPRS GSW) is one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive technical conferences focused on...

20
Sep
9.00am to 5.00pm
UNSW, Sydney, Australia

The traditional way to do business in space has been to provide communications, remote sensing or satellite navigation services.