News tagged with satellite positioning

Better positioning with concept

Final burst for the European satellite navigation system Galileo – the first satellites are to be in position in the year 2012 and start their work. Fraunhofer Galileo Labs are showcasing the first applications ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Engineering
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Japan eyes building its own GPS system

Japan is considering launching new satellites to establish its own global positioning system (GPS) in a bid to reduce its reliance on the US navigation network, officials said on Wednesday.

dateJan 05, 2011 in Telecom
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Forecasters keep eye on looming 'Solar Max'

The coming year will be an important one for space weather as the Sun pulls out of a trough of low activity and heads into a long-awaited and possibly destructive period of turbulence.

dateDec 29, 2010 in Astronomy
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