GNSS (all systems)

December 5, 2018

National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board Meets Dec. 5-6

The National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board kicked off a two-day meeting in Redondo Beach, California this morning with James J. Miller, Executive Director, PNT Advisory Board, NASA Headquarters; John Stenbit, Chair, and Dr. Bradford Parkinson, 1st Vice-Chair, among those speaking at the opening of the sessions.

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By Inside GNSS
November 28, 2018

ION GNSS+ 2019 Calling for Abstracts

ION GNSS+ is the world’s largest technical meeting and showcase of GNSS technology, products and services. Next year’s conference will bring together international leaders in GNSS and related positioning, navigation and timing fields to present new research, introduce new technologies, discuss current policy, demonstrate products and exchange ideas.

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By Inside GNSS
November 27, 2018

Lockheed Martin, Amazon Web Services Team to Make Downlinking Satellite Data Easier and Less Expensive

Today at AWS re:Invent, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, and Lockheed Martin announced a strategic collaboration to integrate the new AWS Ground Station service with Lockheed Martin’s new Verge antenna network. AWS and Lockheed Martin are bringing these two highly capable systems together to provide a solution that addresses customer needs for resilient satellite uplinks and downlinks.

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By Inside GNSS
November 26, 2018

NASA JPL, Lockheed Martin Successfully Land on Mars

NASA has a new spacecraft operating on the surface of Mars. This afternoon, the InSight Mars Lander, which was designed, built and tested by Lockheed Martin, navigated the dramatic entry and descent through the Martian atmosphere and touched down on Elysium Planitia in the equatorial region of Mars. Lockheed Martin is the prime contractor responsible for the complete spacecraft system – cruise stage, aeroshell and the lander itself.

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By Inside GNSS
November 16, 2018

Air Force to Battle Hostile Navigation Environments with High-Assurance GPS Receiver Technology from Rockwell Collins

Rockwell Collins has been selected by the U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (USAF AFLCMC) to provide its latest-generation Digital GPS Anti-Jam Receiver (DIGAR). With unsurpassed GPS threat protection levels, DIGAR receivers will bring highly-reliable navigation for U.S. Air National Guard and U.S. Air Force Reserve F-16 aircraft operating in contested, electromagnetic environments, according to Rockwell Collins. This will be the first combat fighter aircraft to be installed with the latest version of the receiver.

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By Inside GNSS