Global Aeronautical Communications, Navigation, and Surveillance (CNS)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Roger Easton, Father Of GPS, Dies At 93

Roger Lee Easton, Sr., the father of GPS and pioneer of modern day navigation, died May 8 at his New Hampshire home, according to BusinessWire. After attending Middlebury College and the University of Michigan, Easton began work as a physicist in ...

New GPS satellite headed to upgrade navigation network

CAPE CANAVERAL -- A replacement Global Positioning System spacecraft for the world's best-known satellite constellation ascended into orbit Friday May 16th night aboard a Delta 4 rocket in a spectacular sendoff at sunset.

New GPS Civil Signal Rollout Will Aid Spoofing Countermeasures

The U.S. Air Force is set to start early implementation of the long-anticipated GPS Civil Navigation (CNAV) message at the end of this month, and will use the process to help develop new countermeasures against spoofing.

New GLONASS-M Satellite Begins Commissioning

A modernized GLONASS satellite launched on last week has begun its commissioning phase in slot 18 of the Russian GNSS constellations orbital plane 3. It was the first successful GLONASS launch since the loss of three spacecraft in the crash of a Prot...