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GPS IIF-4 Successfully Launched from Cape Canaveral
(May 16) A U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite built by Boeing was successfully launched May 15. The fourth GPS IIF satellite, Space Vehicle Number (SVN) 66, was carried aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch Vehicle at 5:38 p.m. EDT from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. More...
DHS Releases Summary of GPS Risk Estimate
(May 15) The Department of Homeland Security has released a public summary of its late 2012 National Risk Estimate (NRE) of risks to U.S. critical infrastructure from GPS disruptions. The NRE analyzes short- and long-term risks to critical infrastructure sectors, including communications, emergency services, energy, and transportation systems. More...
GPS IIF-4 Satellite Ready for Launch
(May 14) The U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-4 satellite is ready for launch aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch Vehicle on May 15 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. More...
PNT Advisory Board to Convene May 7-8
(May 2) The agenda for the May 7-8 public meeting of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board is now available. More...
Future of NDGPS Program Under Review
(Apr 16) DHS and DOT are analyzing the current and future user needs and requirements of the Nationwide Differential Global Positioning System (NDGPS). They seek comments from Federal, state, and local agencies, as well as other interested members of the public, regarding current and future usage of the NDGPS, the need to retain the NDGPS, the impact if NDGPS signals were not available, alternatives to the NDGPS, and alternative uses for the existing NDGPS infrastructure. More...
2012 Federal Radionavigation Plan Released
(Apr 10) DoD, DOT, and DHS published the 2012 Federal Radionavigation Plan (FRP) today. The document states that DHS and DOT are analyzing the future requirements for the Nationwide Differential GPS (NDGPS), and that future investment decisions might include maintaining NDGPS as currently configured, decommissioning NDGPS as currently configured, or developing alternate uses for the NDGPS infrastructure. More...
New Time and Navigation Exhibit Opens April 12 at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
(Apr 10) A major exhibition opening April 12, "Time and Navigation: The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There," explores how revolutions in timekeeping over three centuries have influenced how people find their way. This project is a unique collaboration between two of the Smithsonian's largest and most popular museums: the National Air and Space Museum and the National Museum of American History. More...
LightSquared and GPS Interference
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