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February 2, 2016

China Launches New MEO BeiDou Satellite; 18 More to Come by End of 2018

[Updated February 5, 2016] China successfully completed its first BeiDou launch of the year, lifting a new-generation satellite into orbit yesterday (February 1, 2016) and adding to its 17 operational spacecraft in the nation’s GNSS constellation.

The fifth of the new series, the middle-Earth-orbiting (MEO) satellite will join its four predecessors in testing inter-satellite crosslinks and a new navigation payload that will set the framework and technical standards for global coverage, according to the Xinhua state news agency.

November 3, 2016 - November 4, 2016
Shanghai, China
April 25, 2016 - April 27, 2016
Cairo, Egypt
January 15, 2016

GNSS Satellites Fill Launch Manifest

It will be a busy few weeks for GNSS satellite launches in January and February.

Up next is the Wednesday (January 20, 2016) is a launch of the fifth spacecraft for the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS).  The Indian Space Research Organization plans to complete the IRNSS constellation with two additional launches in February and March.

November 6, 2016 - November 11, 2016
Sochi, Russia
May 18, 2016 - May 20, 2016
Changsha, China
New Builds • January 13, 2016

KVH Introduces FOG-based Inertial Navigation Systems for Unmanned and Autonomous Applications

KVH Industries, Inc., has introduced the GEO-FOG 3D inertial navigation system (INS), targeting unmanned, autonomous, and manned aerial, ground, marine, and subsurface platforms, such as subsea remotely operated vehicles (ROV) or mining systems.

June 28, 2016 - June 30, 2016
Barcelona, Spain
May 2, 2016 - May 6, 2016
Christchurch, New Zealand
May 8, 2016 - May 10, 2016
Baška, Croatia
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