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Managing editor reflects on a decade with GPS World

March 8, 2016By
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By Tracy Cozzens, Managing Editor In February, I hit the 10-year mark with GPS World magazine. That milestone caused me to stop and reflect on all the changes in my work over the past decade. In 2006, our web presence was mostly taking the print magazine and replicating it on the website, complete with a Table of Contents for the... read more

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ION GNSS+ 2016 abstracts due March 10

March 7, 2016By

Abstracts for ION GNSS+ 2016 are due Thursday, March 10. ION GNSS+ 2016 is the 29th International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of the Institute of Navigation. The theme of this year’s conference is “GNSS + Other Sensors in Today’s Marketplace.” The conference will take place Sept. 12-16 (tutorials Sept. 12-13) at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon. ION GNSS+ 2016... read more

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COSPAR to host satellite panel on GNSS

March 3, 2016By

The next meeting of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) is expected to attract about 2,500 scientists and engineers from around the world. COSPAR Istanbul 2016: 41st COSPAR Scientific Assembly will be held July 30-Aug. 7 in Istanbul, Turkey. Deadline for early registration is May 31. More than 100 symposia will cover all areas of space science: space studies of the... read more

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European Space Solutions to feature Galileo and EGNOS

March 2, 2016By
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European Space Solutions 2016 is a five-day conference that will bring together business and policy makers with users and developers of space-based solutions. The conference will take place at the World Forum Convention Centre in The Hague, The Netherlands, May 30 to June 3. Registration is free of charge, but mandatory. The event will explore how space makes a difference to the lives, and livelihoods,... read more

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ISS Reshetnev to build 11 new GLONASS-K satellites

March 1, 2016By
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ISS Reshetnev has signed a contract with Russian space agency Roscosmos to build 11 new GLONASS satellites, according to the Roscosmos website. ISS Reshetnev is Russia’s leading spacecraft developer and manufacturer. ISS Reshetnev will build nine GLONASS-K1 satellites and two GLONASS-K2 satellites. The GLONASS-K1 satellites will be transition satellites between the existing GLONASS-M satellites and the future GLONASS-K2 satellites. GLONASS-K2 satellites will begin flight... read more

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Two Galileo satellites scheduled for May launch

February 29, 2016By
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Another pair of Galileo navigation satellites is scheduled for launch by Soyuz rocket in May, ahead of a quartet on an Ariane 5 in the autumn, bringing the Galileo system a step closer to operational use. read more

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State of global GNSS market available in 2016 report

February 29, 2016By

The Global GNSS Consumption 2016 Market Research Report, an in-depth study on the current state of the GNSS market, is now available, according to deepresearchreports.com. The report provides a basic overview of the GNSS industry, including definitions, classifications, applications and industry chain structure. Development policies and plans are discussed as well as manufacturing processes and cost structures. The report states the... read more

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NASA helps maintain International Terrestrial Reference Frame with GNSS

February 29, 2016By
Sites around the world (yellow dots) contributed data and serve as “landmarks along a trail” for the newest update to a global standard called the International Terrestrial Reference Frame. Each site conducts precision measurements using at least 1 and up to 4 geodetic techniques.
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News courtesy of NASA / Goddard Space Flight Center The surface of Earth is constantly being reshaped by earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, landslides, floods, changes in sea levels and ice sheets and other processes. Since some of these changes amount to only millimeters per year, scientists must make very precise measurements of the landscape and ocean in space and time in... read more