TAG: GNSS satellite

Kindred spirits: Laser ranging to GNSS satellites

May 24, 2017By

In this article, author Urs Hugentobler looks at the history of laser ranging to navigation satellites, how that ranging has improved the accuracy of the orbits of those satellites, and what the future portends for this important contribution to space geodesy. read more

Expert Opinions: The effect of LEO constellations on GNSS services

February 20, 2017By

Experts explain the potential for low-Earth orbit constellations to augment services provided by the four medium-Earth orbit GNSS. read more

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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Newest BeiDou Satellites Begin Operating

August 14, 2015By

The two BeiDou satellites launched July 25 are now operating autonomously, according to the news site English.news.cn. The satellites were launched by a Long March III-B rocket from the Xichang Satellite Launch Center in Sichuan Province, southwest China. The twin satellites, dubbed BEIDOU-3 M1 and BEIDOU-3 M2, surpass their predecessors in speed, accuracy and weight, according to the news agency. China... read more

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