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The Latest in GPS Improvements

The Latest in GPS Improvements

When GPS first became available to the public in 1983 after then-President Reagan declassified it, the new technology faced, as most unfamiliar technologies do, a fair bit of skepticism among the few who took notice of it. But GPS had bigger problems than skeptics and an uninformed public. When the space shuttle Challenger exploded 3 ... Read More
 
Surrey Satellite Chosen By AFRL to Analyze Small Satellite Approach to GPS

Surrey Satellite Chosen By AFRL to Analyze Small Satellite Approach to GPS

Surrey Satellite Technology USA LLC (SST-US) has been chosen by the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) to look into how using small satellites in the GPS constellation would affect cost and performance.   SST-US was contracted by AFRL to investigate whether using small satellites would affect the performance¬† of the GPS system in areas such ... Read More