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Galileo Maritime Tests Followed Route of Viking Ships

April 24, 2014By

Results are being processed from the first Galileo maritime trials outside of mainland Europe. The long-range, high-latitude testing spanned the North Sea, following the same historical sailing route that Viking dragon-ships used 1200 years ago. Ancient manuscripts record Viking navigators relied on “sunstones” to find their way — archaeologists believe these may have been polarizing crystals to pinpoint the Sun... read more

Norwegian Company Gives Galileo Its Voice

August 26, 2013By
Galileo hardware ready for delivery. The last three Search and Rescue Transponders (SARTs), left, and the last two Frequency Generator and Upconverter Units (FGUUs), right, units produced by Kongsberg Norspace under the first work order for the first 14 Galileo Full Operational Configuration (FOC) satellites being prepared for shipment to Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd, seen together with some of the key project team members.

A trans-European production line is progressively transforming the Galileo satnav system into a working reality, according to the European Space Agency (ESA). The 22 satellites so far contracted to join the four already in orbit are having their payloads manufactured at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. in the UK, which are then integrated to their satellite platforms at OHB in Germany.... read more

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Altus Positioning Systems Receives Large Order for GNSS Survey Receivers In Norway

September 14, 2012By

Altus Positioning Systems has been selected by the National Courts Administration of Norway, Land Consolidation Court Division, to provide APS-3G series GNSS survey receivers to modernize its fleet of about 80 receivers. NavSys AS, Altus’ sales representative in Norway, won the tender in a highly competitive bid. “The Land Consolidation Court’s rigorous tests for the selection process were completed in... read more

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