After Longitude – Modern Navigation in Context

After Longitude - Modern Navigation in Context
Cadets with sextants circa 1930 (from National Maritime Museum collections)

The "After Longitude" symposium covers what happened in between Harrison’s clocks and geospatial PNT. It is sponsored by the British National Maritime Museum and the Royal Institute of Navigation.

The event takes place on March 22 and 23 at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. 

Speakers on Thursday, March 22 will cover the earlier history of navigation. On Friday, topics include:

The "After Longitude" symposium covers what happened in between Harrison’s clocks and geospatial PNT. It is sponsored by the British National Maritime Museum and the Royal Institute of Navigation.

The event takes place on March 22 and 23 at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. 

Speakers on Thursday, March 22 will cover the earlier history of navigation. On Friday, topics include:

  • Navigating at 50,000 and 500 feet during the Cold War
  • Lunars in Space
  • The Longitude Challenge in Deep Space
  • From Lighthouses to eNavigation
  • From Harrison to GPS

and issues of modern maritime navigation.

Register online at the website below.

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