GPS

Cosmic Rays can Help Keep the World's Clocks in Sync

The world has a robust, accurate timekeeping system that regulates our clocks. Humanity uses it for everything we do, from…

2 years ago

Starlink can be Used as a Navigation System too

Starlink keeps growing, and so do its capabilities.  Lately, even people outside of SpaceX have even been developing capabilities for…

2 years ago

Astronauts in Trouble Will be Able to Press the “Take Me Home” Button

Massachusetts-based engineering company Draper recently filed a patent for a navigation system that will be able to bring astronauts home…

6 years ago

Showcasing the Benefits of NASA Technology Here on Earth

Every year, NASA release Spinoff, a publication produced by the Technology Transfer Program that shows how NASA technology has benefits…

7 years ago

ULA Atlas V Delivers Final GPS IIF Navigation Satellite to Orbit for USAF – Critical to Military/Civilian Users

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION - Despite howling winds and unseasonably frigid temperatures in the ‘sunshine state’, United Launch Alliance’s…

8 years ago

First Atlas Launch of 2016 Set For Blastoff with Air Force GPS Satellite on Feb. 5 – Watch Live

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION - The first launch of 2016 from Cape Canaveral, Florida, is poised for blastoff on…

8 years ago

ULA Skips Competitive Bid for Air Force GPS Launch Contract, Door Opens to SpaceX

United Launch Alliance (ULA) has decided to skip the bidding competition for launch of the next generation U.S. Air Force…

8 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – Nov. 21, 2014: New Images of Europa

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Morgan Rehnberg (cosmicchatter.org / @cosmic_chatter) Brian Koberlein (@briankoberlein) Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz /…

9 years ago

Elusive Dark Matter Could Be Detected with GPS Satellites

You know the old saying: "if you want to hide something, put it in plain sight?" Well, according to a…

9 years ago

Rocket ‘Anomaly’ Blamed For Putting European Navigation Satellites Into Wrong Orbits

An independent investigation committee is looking at why two European navigation satellites are in the wrong orbits following their launch…

9 years ago