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Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites

Soyuz Launched With First Two Geopositioning Galileo Satellites

A Soyuz rocket has lifted off on its maiden flight from Europe’s space base in South America, carrying the first two satellites in the Galileo geopositioning system. The launch — the first by the veteran rocket beyond Russia’s historic bases

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Professional Land Surveyor News: USAF Begins Test Satellite GPS IIF Transmission of L5 Signal

Professional Land Surveyor News: USAF Begins Test  Satellite GPS IIF Transmission of L5 Signal LOS ANGELES AIR FORCE BASE, El Segundo, Calif. — Officials from the Space and Missile Systems Center’s Global Positioning Systems Wing announced that the first GPS IIF

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China launches Satellites To Build Its Own GPS

Yesterday, January 18, 2009, Reuters India reported from Beijing, China that over the past weekend China launched the third BeiDou (Big Dipper) or Compass satellite in an effort to build its own global satellite positioning (GPS) system. This latest satellite is part

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Professional Land Surveyor News-The European Commission Awards Major Contracts To Make Galileo Operational Early 2014

Brussels, 7 January 2010 Commission awards major contracts to make Galileo operational early 2014 The European Commission announced today the award of three of the six contracts for the procurement of Galileo’s initial operational capability. The contract for the system

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Space Station Appearing Nationwide Over July 4 Weekend

HOUSTON — As America celebrates its 233rd birthday this holiday weekend, there will be an extra light in the sky along with the fireworks. Across the country, Americans will be treated to spectacular views of the International Space Station as

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