Kutter ut navigasjonssystem – fire stasjoner legges ned

31.12
Fra 1. januar 2016 er det over og ut for navigasjonssystemet Loran-C. Det betyr at de fire norske Loran-C-stasjonene på Værlandet i Sogn og Fjordane, Jan Mayen, Bø i Vesterålen og Berlevåg stanser fra denne datoen.

GALILEO'S DOZEN: 12 SATELLITES NOW IN ORBIT

17.12
Galileo 11 and 12 lifted off together at 11:51 GMT (12:51 CET, 08:51 local time) atop a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana.

Global Aeronautical Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS)

01.12
Global Aeronautical Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS), History, Theory and Applications. Recommended book by Dr. Stojce Dimov Ilcev, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astrona...

Atlas V rocket lifts off from Cape with GPS satellite

31.10
An Atlas V rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at 12:13 p.m. Eastern time with a GPS IIF-11 satellite for the U.S. Air Force.

27 November 2015: One-day Seminar on Indoor Navigation, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute, Pasila (Helsinki) 2 February 2016: One-day Workshop on Navigation, Technology and Safety in Aviation, Bodø, 30 May - 2 June 2016: ENC2016 Helsinki

12.09
27 November 2015:  One-day Seminar on Indoor Navigation, Finnish Geospatial Research Institute, Pasila (Helsinki) [fully booked!] 2 February 2016:  One-day Workshop on Navigation, Technology and Safety in Aviation, Bodø, Norway [full programme wil...

End of the year newsletter 2014

01.12
Another year is approaching its end, and we wish to bring our members and other readers a sum-up of the year through this newsletter.

Under Congressional Pressure, U.S. Agencies Maneuver on eLoran Relaunch, GPS Backup

31.10
Prodded by Congress, the federal government is reexamining its decision to abandon eLoran, a network of ground stations capable of supplying essential timing and positioning data to power, phone, and other critical networks if something happed to GPS...

8th GPS IIF Satellite Launches Successfully

31.10
The eighth GPS Block IIF navigation satellite launched successfully today (October 29, 2014) at 1:21 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on board United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket.

Anatomy of a Rescue: the Galileo Satellites

17.10
Well, the good news is that the European GNSS program has recovered and stabilized the condition of its first two two full operational capability (FOC) satellites, which had been delivered into incorrect orbits following their August 22 launch.

ESA Outlines Efforts to Rescue Wayward Galileo Satellites

17.09
The European Space Agency (ESA) released dramatic illustrations today (September 16, 2014) of the orbital locations of the two errant Galileo spacecraft launched on August 22, the intended orbit, and the locations of four In-Orbit Validation (IOV) sa...

Galileo 5 and 6 Operating Smoothly Despite Wrong Orbit

29.08
Galileo satellites 5 and 6 are safely under control, despite having been released on a lower and elliptical orbit instead of the expected circular orbit on August 22. Each satellite’s set of solar arrays is fully deployed and generating power, and op...