GPS has its origins in the Sputnik era when scientists were able to track the
satellite with shifts in its radio signal known as the "Doppler Effect." The United
Aug 9, 2012 ... The government-run satellite navigation system has revolutionized industry after
industry and breathed new life into consumer technology.
May 1, 2010 ... The original system study, the key innovations, and the forgotten heroes ... This
history focuses on the period up to about 1980, when GPS was ...
GPS or the Global Positioning System was invented by the US Department of
Overview. By. Thomas B. McCaskill. Roger L. Easton is the principal inventor and
designer of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Considering the 1992 Collier ...
How GPS Started. A GPS Satellite in History. The design of GPS is based partly
on the similar ground-based radio navigation systems, such as LORAN and the ...
evolution of the Global Positioning System (GPS), including a history of its
growing use in the military and civilian world, a chronology of important events.
Public information about the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS)
Jun 16, 2014 ... His system incorporated the main features of modern GPS, and because ... He's
the author of Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of ...
Apr 16, 2012 ... The U.S. Department of Defense first developed satellite-based global
positioning technology for the military. An early satellite-based system ...