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GPS Navigation Systems - The Fastest Way From Here to There

Isn’t satellite technology wonderful? Originally developed for the Department of Defense, it has given us civilians’ 500-channel television, phone service anywhere on earth and, finally, in-car navigation systems. 1,940 more words


Earth Observation: on the cusp of a revolution

New technology  tends to trickle in to our lives. It arrives with an explosion of excitement and promise but a steady journey then ensues as the much vaunted tech becomes developed and ubiquitous enough to transform our expectations and truly revolutionise our world. 1,086 more words


The Future of African Communication - Satellites

Satellite Technology – What the African Economy Needs

The population of the African continent is expected to double by 2050 bringing it up to around 2.4 billion people. 317 more words