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Latest Global navigation satellite system Stories

China Successfully Launches Two Navigation Satellites
2012-04-30 13:30:59

Xinhua reported on Monday that China has successfully launched two satellites into space for its Beidou global navigation and positioning network.

First Payload Ready For Next Batch Of Galileo Satellites
2012-04-20 18:00:52

The next Galileo navigation payload has been completed and is on its way to meet the satellite platform that will host it in orbit.

Galileo To Spearhead Extension Of Worldwide Search And Rescue Service
2012-03-07 04:34:18

The global reach of Europe’s Galileo navigation system is being harnessed to pinpoint distress calls for rapid search and rescue. A major expansion of the humanitarian system will be tested over the next two years to make it even more effective.


Word of the Day
abactinal
  • Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.
The word 'abactinal' comes from a Greek root meaning 'ray' and a Latin prefix meaning 'away'.
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