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B: Applications

September 21, 2020

Galileo Security Monitoring Center Developing Counter-Cyber Defenses and Responses

The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) Europe held a virtual workshop in early September on the topic of “Cybersecurity in and for Space Operations.” Speakers told attendees of the threats posed to vital space systems, including Galileo and GPS, by foreign hackers, cyber warfare and online espionage, and of initiatives to harden satellite capabilities against cyber attacks.

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GNSS Radio Occultation Measures Signal Time Delay for Improved Weather Forecasting

A satellite launching in November will use GNSS – Radio Occultation (GNSS-RO) to collect highly accurate global temperature and humidity information as an aid to more accurate and more advanced weather forecasting. Developed by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), the spacecraft’s GNSS-RO instrument tracks GNSS satellite signals to measure the physical properties of Earth’s atmosphere.

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September 9, 2020

Off-Road Autonomy Solutions Introduced

Autonomy has become the new goal of off-road machine control. Collaboration between NovAtel and AutonomouStuff, both part of Hexagon, has produced sensing and positioning kits to accelerate autonomous development for off-road applications.

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August 12, 2020

Get with the Inertial Program: An Advanced Engineering Archive

An extensive and significant body of technical information on inertial navigation, including detailed instruction, technical papers and use cases, has appeared online. This valuable resource is openly available to engineers, designers, integrators, and specifiers working on UAVs, aerial and ground survey and mapping, construction, surveillance and reconnaissance, satellite communications, military and much more. 

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August 10, 2020

GPS III Advances with M, 4 and 3

The new GPS Military-Code (M-Code) Early Use (MCEU) hardware and software upgrade successfully took place on July 27 at the GPS Operational Control System (OCS) at the Master Control Station at Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado and Alternate Master Control Stations at Vandenberg Air Force Base, California.

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