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Airbus receives go-ahead for twin GRACE-FO satellites

NASA-JPL and GFZ will continue a series of vital Earth system measurements

with new satellites in spring 2018

Transport to Vandenberg launch site in California… 528 more words

Aerospace

Merging with Nature

The worse my drawings were, the more beautiful did the originals appear. – John James Audubon The above sketch, left in Casa Poza Honda’s guest book, seemed appropriate since the owl dr…

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What's The Point of Astro Navigation When We Have The GPS?

Imagine that you are driving through Birmingham when, suddenly, your ‘Sat Nav’ starts to tell you that you are in Manchester.  In such a situation, you would quickly realise that the GPS had gone haywire; however, if you were in a ship, out of sight of and beyond radar contact of land, it would not be immediately obvious that you were being given false positions.   372 more words

Astro Navigation

Radio Navigation for Ships to Return

Reuters news agency reports that due to the risk of cyber attacks targeting ships’ satellite navigation, nations are seeking to develop back-up systems with roots in World War Two radio technology. 160 more words

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The Casio GPW-2000-1A Gravitymaster will follow you around the world

With a name like GRAVITYMASTER the Casio GPW-2000-1A had better make you fly. Sadly, it doesn’t. However, it can help you while you jet from spot to spot. 348 more words

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Gatwick Airport now has 2,000 beacons for indoor navigation

Complex indoor environments such as airports and shopping malls can be a nightmare to find your way around. And while Google is eyeing smartphones with 3D sensors as one  333 more words

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Mystery compound in Nicaragua shows Russia’s resurgence in Americas, say experts

A Russian facility built on a hillside facing the United States embassy in the Nicaraguan capital Managua is seen by some experts as symptomatic of Russia’s renewed presence in the Americas. 391 more words

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