News tagged with satellite navigation

How smartphones help find avalanche victims

Not a winter goes by without an avalanche incident. In the search for those buried beneath the snow, every second counts. Now smartphones equipped with functions of an avalanche transceiver should help locate ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Engineering
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Big year for European space activities

Europe will expand its space presence this year through missions with a more practical application for Earthlings—notably the Galileo constellation of navigation satellites, the European Space Agency (ESA) ...

dateJan 17, 2014 in Space Exploration
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