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GPS Jammers Could Spell Trouble In The UK
2012-02-22 11:13:42

New groundbreaking research has revealed that Global Positioning System (GPS) jammers in use on British roads are potentially a major threat to tracking systems and mobile networks.

First Galileo Satellite GIOVE-A Reaches Sixth Anniversary
2012-01-13 04:46:22

British satellite manufacturer Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd (SSTL) on Thursday celebrated the sixth year of transmission of signals from its GIOVE-A satellite

China Satellite Navigation System Up-And-Running
2011-12-27 12:44:14

According to the Xinhua news agency, China's satellite navigation system launched a positioning service on Tuesday.

More Accurate Than Santa Claus
2011-12-24 04:58:40

Every year for Christmas, the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD) posts an animation on their website, in which the exact flight path of Santa Claus' sled led by reindeer Rudolf is precisely located.

Galileo's First Navigation Signal Transmitted To Earth
2011-12-15 04:42:10

Europe’s Galileo system has passed its latest milestone, transmitting its very first test navigation signal back to Earth.


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