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,...

GPS Spoofing and Jamming: How grave is the threat?

Global Positioning System has slowly evolved to the point where it is the most widely used positioning system in the world. Aircrafts, Ships, Missiles,...

Glonass navigation stations will be based on Cuba instead of US

We were reporting you in May that Russia threatens to turn off GPS service stations if the U.S. won't allow them to place Glonass...

Galileo satellite has successfully ‘’moved on’’ and is transmitting signals.

After the failure at the last stage of Soyuz-Fregat in 22/08/2014, (Two Galileo Navigation Satellites launched into wrong orbit) the Galileo’s satellites FOC 1...

Two Galileo Navigation Satellites launched into Wrong Orbits

Wait, what? Yeah, you read that right. Recent launches of two Galileo satellites have gone terribly wrong. Due to unexpected reasons (well, no one could...

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...

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...

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...

SBAS Interoperability Working Group: Setting up a common standard

The SBAS (Satellite Based Augmentation System) Interoperability Working Group consisting of more than 30 specialists overseeing the world’s five satellite navigation augmentation systems from...

Sanctions may delay Russia’s GLONASS program

"Unclear" intervention in Crimea and eastern Ukraine pushed a number of governments to apply sanctions against Russian individuals and businesses. The sanctions are strongly...

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...

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...

Micro-Technology for Navigation, Positioning and Timing

Our location addiction and expectation to be able to seamlessly navigate from one place to another is something we take for granted. The behaviour...

European GNSS system Galileo is finally live and it’s a great news for everyone

Today, on Thursday, December 15th, 2016 after 17 years of development, delays and budget increases, the European Global Navigation Satellite System - Galileo is finally...

Russia launches new generation of GLONASS-K satellite into orbit

Yesterday early morning Soyuz rocket successfully put in orbit a new generation of satellite as a part of GLONASS - Russian alternative to American GPS. GLONASS-K...

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