June 16, 2015

Study: GPS Contributed More Than $68 Billion to the U.S. Economy

[SIGNALS Exclusive] GPS contributed more than $68 billion to the U.S. economy in 2013, according to the preliminary results of a new study presented to the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board. (more)

PNT Advisory Board Debates Critical infrastructure Designation for GPS

[SIGNALS Exclusive] The United States' top advisors on satellite navigation are split over the practical implications of identifying the GPS system as critical infrastructure. (more)


Surveying Galaxies and Mapping the Birthplaces of Stars with a Suborbital Observatory   

This free paper details the innovative suborbital observatory launched from Antarctica which relies on the precision and durability of fiber optic gyros to provide relative positioning in the most demanding of environments - suborbital space. This ongoing experiment studies galaxies to learn the secrets of star formation and evolution using the same high performance fiber optic technology available to you right here, right now.
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GNSS-Aided Autonomous Trucks Could Save Fuel, Reduce Congestion   

Although media coverage of autonomous or self-driving vehicles has focused on their use by private car owners, an initial report on driver-assistive truck platooning (DATP) highlights the prospects for their use in the commercial freight sector. (more)

Inside GNSS Columnist Gathers Another D.C. Correspondent Award   

Dee Ann Divis, an Inside GNSS contributing editor who writes the magazine's Washington View column, continues to garner journalistic awards. (more)

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