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Panic Button must in mobile by Jan 1, 2017

New Delhi, April 25 : During bid to create a mobile phone an efficient tool for self protection, particularly for ladies, the govt has proclaimed no such device are going to be sold  from next year while not one key panic button to attach the closest redressal agency.
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North Korea's Jamming of GPS is Dangerous to Ships and Aircraft, U.N. Is Told

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – North Korea has been jamming GPS signals in South Korea since March 31, threatening the safety of civilian aircraft and vessels and violating international agreements, Seoul told the United Nations Security Council in a letter released on Monday. 204 more words

"Space War" History

Scientific American put out an article a few weeks ago about the first advertised use of Global Positioning satellites during the Persian Gulf War. At least it’s the first time a type of space infrastructure was used aside from satellite communications and satellite imagery. 304 more words

Space Operations

Japan: GPS Shoes to Help Track Elderly People with Dementia

A Kyoto-based company has started selling shoes with the global positioning system to help track down dementia-suffering seniors who wander off and often get lost. 123 more words


Cold morning start for GPS 2F-12

A cold front pushed through the Cape Canaveral area the night before bringing with it a lot of rain. Once the bad weather blew through it left clear skies and a biting cold made worse by hard winds carrying quite a chill with them. 52 more words

Cape Canaveral Air Force Station