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Galileo clock anomalies under investigation Posted on 19 Jan 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The European Space Agency (ESA) issued a press release addressing the Galileo clock failures reported Jan. 18. GPS World Innovation editor Richard Langley provided the following summary of the satellites... Read more»

Clocks fail on some Galileo satellites, backups working Posted on 18 Jan 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Clocks have failed onboard several Galileo satellites in space, reports Phys.org, a web-based science, research and technology news service. The cause of the failure is being investigated, European Space Agency director... Read more»

Launchpad: Golfing, augmented reality and flying cameras Posted on 18 Jan 2017 in the Product Showcase categories.

Products from the OEM, Survey, Mapping, UAV and Transportation sectors are featured in the January issue's Launchpad section. Read more»

Indian government warns airlines to use GAGAN Posted on 17 Jan 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News & Transportation categories.

The government of India has warned domestic airlines of “consequences” if they do not use GAGAN, the state’s GPS-Aided Geo Augmented Navigation system, reports the Mumbai Mirror. The warning came... Read more»

SpaceX launches first batch of Iridium NEXT satellites Posted on 17 Jan 2017 in the Featured Stories & Latest News & Transportation categories.

Iridium Communications Inc. has successfully launched its first 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, which will support real-time automatic dependent surveillance broadcast (ADS-B) operations in oceanic regions. Iridium NEXT is the company’s next-generation satellite constellation,... Read more»

Australia to invest $12 million to test SBAS positioning technology Posted on 17 Jan 2017 in the Latest News & Transportation categories.

The Australian Government will invest $12 million in a two-year program looking into the future of positioning technology in Australia. The funding includes testing of satellite-based augmentation systems (SBAS) that can offer instant,... Read more»

Raytheon completes qualification testing of GPS launch and checkout system Posted on 17 Jan 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

Raytheon reached another milestone in developing the GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System, known as GPS OCX, with the completion of the factory qualification test of the Launch and Checkout System (LCS).... Read more»

FCC seeks public comments on receivers using Galileo signals in US Posted on 17 Jan 2017 in the GNSS & Latest News categories.

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is inviting public comments on the European Commission’s request for a waiver of licensing requirements applicable to Galileo receivers in the U.S. Comments are due... Read more»