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Live from ION GNSS+ 2015

September 13, 2015By
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The GPS World staff reports live from ION GNSS+ in Tampa, Fla., September 14–18, providing news, photos, videos and more. GPS World will be there with a full team, including Editor and Publisher Alan Cameron, Managing Editor Tracy Cozzens, and our market-sector editors. We’ll be providing near-real-time coverage of the show on GPSworld.com and on Twitter. GPS World will also video record the... read more

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Galileo Launch Maintains 2015 Record Pace for Arianespace

September 11, 2015By
Soyuz launches Galileo 9 and 10 into orbit on Sept.10. (Credit: Arianespace)

Arianespace’s 12th Soyuz flight from the Spaceport in French Guiana orbited two more spacecraft for Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system on Sept. 10. 2015 is an important year for Arianespace at the service of European institutions, with 11 payloads to be orbited utilizing the company’s family of Soyuz, the heavy-lift Ariane 5 and lightweight Vega, Arianespace Chairman and CEO Stéphane Israël... read more

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Ten Galileo Satellites Now in Orbit

September 11, 2015By
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Europe’s own satellite navigation system has come a step nearer to completion today with Galileo 9 and 10, which lifted off together at 02:08 GMT on Sept. 11 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana atop a Soyuz launcher. read more

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Watch the Launch of Galileo 9 and 10

September 10, 2015By
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Galileo 9 and 10 are due for launch atop a Soyuz rocket at 02:08 GMT on Sept. 11 (04:08 CEST; 23:08 local time, Sept. 10) from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana. Streaming starts at 01:48 GMT (03:48 CEST) on the European Space Agency website. Or watch at Arianespace’s website (with commentary in French or English), starting 15 minutes before liftoff. You can also... read more

Latest Galileo Satellites Will Head to Plane A

September 10, 2015By

I had the honour of the first question at today’s Galileo press conference hosted by the European Space Agency (ESA), and it was about the status of the satellites launched last March. The answer to that question and others are below. The satellites being launched this evening are destined for Plane A and will be its first occupants. They will occupy slots... read more

Federal Register Notice Seeks Comments on GPS L1 Band Interference Test Plan

September 9, 2015By
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UPDATE (9/10/15): A public workshop will be held in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 2 to provide an opportunity to discuss the draft test plan and address questions before the close of the public comment period.  The workshop will be held in the RTCA NBAA/Colson Room, 1150 18th St. NW, Suite 910, Washington, D.C., 20036. Click here to register for the workshop. The U.S. Department of... read more

UNB GAPS for Precise Point Positioning Gets Update

September 9, 2015By

The next version of the UNB GPS Analysis and Positioning Software (GAPS), version 5.9.1, is now available. The new version of the precise point positioning software includes several updates and new features, including creation of GAPS Basic and Advanced user submission pages. The GAPS Basic user submission page allows for quick and easy submission of observation files for users who frequently use... read more

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Averna and Skydel Join for Demonstrations at ION GNSS+

September 9, 2015By
The Averna RP-6100 record-and-playback solution.

Averna and Skydel Solutions will be showcasing their latest GNSS technology simulation products at The Institute of Navigation (ION) GNSS+ conference, giving show-goers the opportunity to see the RP-6100 in action. ION GNSS+, taking place Sept. 14-18 in Tampa, Fla., is the 28th International Technical Meeting of the Institute of Navigation’s Satellite Division and the world’s largest technical meeting and showcase of GNSS and related technology,... read more