Category Archives: GPS

With the Launch of 7th Satellites,India got it Own GPS-Navic

With I Indians  will have their own GPS signals on their smartphones.  With the launch of  seventh navigation satellite,IRNSS-1G ,India entered an exclusive club of five nations that have their own satellite navigation and positioning system. The critical benefit  is … Continue reading

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India’s Fifth GPS Satellite Launched

ISRO launched fifth GPS Satellite which is part of a series of 7 satelites. the first satellite was launched in July 2013.Two more such satellites will be launched in the next two month and with this  India’s Desi regional navigation … Continue reading

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Space Research Organization of India launches IRNSS 1C Navigation satellite : A New Step in Making an Independent Navigation System

ISRO  successfully launched IRNSS 1C on board ISRO’s PSLV C26 rocket from the spaceport  moving a step closer to setting up the country’s own navigation system on par with Global Positioning System (GPS) of the US. The satellite  is the … Continue reading

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Global Positioning System and GPS Devices

The now all pervasive Global Positioning System  is a satellite-based navigation system made up of a network of 24 satellites put into orbit by the US Department of Defence. Of these 21 satellites are used by GPS receivers and three … Continue reading

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