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Mystery Solved: Sailing Stones Tracked with GPS

August 28, 2014By

In Racetrack Playa in Death Valley, California, hundreds of rocks — some weighing as much as 700 pounds — seem to have been dragged across the ground, leaving synchronized trails that can stretch for hundreds of meters. Though many phenomena were speculated (hurricane-force winds, dust devils, slick algal films, thick sheets of ice), no one knew what caused the movement — until a team... read more

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Galileo Deployment Phase Overview

August 19, 2014By
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This video by the European Space Agency recalls the success of Galileo’s in-orbit validation phase and explains what will be the mission of the fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, set to launch August 21. Included is an interview with Sylvain Loddo, Galileo ground segment manager. The launch itself can be watched live here. View the video below. read more

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Galileo Towards the Future

August 15, 2014By

The special significance of next Thursday’s launch for the Galileo system as a whole is highlighted in a new video by the European Space Agency, with an interview with Didier Faivre, Galileo Program director. On August 21, ESA will launch two more Galileo satellites on a Soyuz rocket from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. The satellites mark the beginning of a new... read more

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Launch of GPS IIF-7

August 4, 2014By

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying the seventh GPS IIF satellite for the U.S. Air Force launched at 11:23 p.m. EDT Friday, August 1 (03:23 UTC, August 2), from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. read more

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Art Kalinski Reports from the GEOINT Symposium

April 17, 2014By

Art Kalinski, Geointelligence Editor, interviewed USGIF CEO Keith Masback about GEOINT 2013*, being held this week in Tampa, Florida. Mossback discusses new technology, future combat systems, and plans for the 2015 conference. Watch the interview above. Kalinksi has been reporting from GEOINT* 2013 all week, with video reports. His coverage of Day Three includes visits with experts at six booths... read more

Detect and Locate GPS Jamming: Provide Actionable Intelligence

February 24, 2014By

Detect and Locate GPS Jamming: Provide Actionable Intelligence Sponsored by: Exelis Original Broadcast Date: Thursday, December 5, 2013 Moderator: Don Jewell, Editor, Defense PNT Newsletter Speakers: Jeff Coffed, Product Marketing Manager, Exelis Inc.; Carl Slutsky, Product Manager for Signal Sentry 1000, Exelis Panelists: Joseph Rolli, Signal Sentry Business Manager, Exelis; Jon Schnabel, Chief Scientist, Geospatial Systems, Exelis Summary: The Global... read more

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Unmanned Aircraft Navigation

February 24, 2014By

Unmanned Aircraft Navigation Sponsored by: Hemisphere GNSS Original Broadcast Date: Thursday, November 21, 2013 Moderator: Tony Murfin, Editor, Professional OEM newsletter Speakers: Olivier Casabianca, Business Area Manager, Trimble GNSS OEM; Hal Adams, Co-founder/Chief Operating Officer, Accord Technology; Neil Gerein, Defense Product Manager, NovAtel; Eric Brewer, Senior Systems Engineer, Rockwell Collins; and Howard William Loewen, President, MicroPilot Inc. Summary: In recent... read more

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GPS IIF-5 Lofted into Space

February 21, 2014By

The U. S. Air Force successfully launched the fifth GPS IIF satellite carried aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV launch vehicle at 8:59 p.m. EST from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, February 20. Watch the launch here. read more

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