60 years of EU: Fostering a more united Europe through GNSS

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundations for the European Union. However, recent events in the region...

GNSS Shadow Matching: Improving GNSS positioning in Urban Canyons

In the era of smartphones and smart devices, navigation in urban areas still remains a gray area where position accuracies (of around 5m) can...

New GPS Tracking Bullet May Render High-Speed Police Chases Obsolete

Police departments around United States are experimenting with a new high-tech solution that avoids dangerous high-speed pursuits by firing a tracking device at a...

Interplanetary GPS using Pulsar signals: Determining Spacecraft’s location in Outer Space

  The need for "Global" positioning in Space has been a long standing and tricky issue. To put it simply - Outer Space Navigation is...

Measuring Hurricane Wind Speeds Using Distorted GPS Signals

Whether you call it a Hurricane or Typhoon or Cyclone depends on your geographic location. GPS/GNSS can pinpoint your location with sub-meter level accuracy...

Hi Tech GPS gadget in Football: Tracking player performance and fitness!

Football is probably the most popular sport in the world and is some countries it is even considered as a "religion" . It's only...

Looking to earn money with ideas?

To all the Geoawesome people out there! (Well not all, to the citizens of Europe and Africa!) Here is a great opportuity to make some...

The first-ever quadruple launch towards Galileo constellation completion

On 17 November, four Galileo satellites are scheduled for the first-ever quadruple launch atop a single Ariane 5 rocket, as a step that brings...

European GNSS Agency builds engine for self-driving cars

Recent year was a breakthrough for the satellite navigation in Europe and the whole world. With the launch of Galileo, Europe become GNSS-independent but...

Russia threatens to turn off GPS service stations

Deputy Prime Ministry Dmitry Rogozin has threatened to deactivate all GPS infrastructure operating on Russian soil if the U.S. does not agree to allow...

GPS Jamming: What happens when GPS is down!

In a world where GPS is vital and in fact the most revolutionary positioning method since the days of "celestial object" based navigation, ever wondered...

Introduction to Satellite Navigation & GPS on Coursera

Majority of the Geospatial students and professionals are interested in developing applications that make use of the location information from the smartphone, be it...

IRNSS 1-A successfully launched: Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System project begins!

A decade ago, Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) were starting to explore the possibility of having an Indian alternative to the GPS system,...

GPStoo: The new age of positioning!

GPStoo "The new age of positioning" has announced itself to the world at a time when there is increased excitement and anxiety in the...

Explosion Of Russian Rocket… Is It Beginning Of The End Of The Of Russian...

On Tuesday the Russian rocket has crashed seconds after launching from a spaceport in Baikonur, Kazakhstan. This accident creates a question about the future of...

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