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Global Positioning System - Wikipedia
The Global Positioning System (GPS), also known as Navstar GPS or simply Navstar, is a global navigation satellite system (GNSS) that provides geolocation  ... More »

Global Positioning System History | NASA

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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 States ...

History of GPS - Mio Technology

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GPS image Transit was the first satellite system launched by the USA and tested by the US Navy in 1960. Just five satellites orbiting the earth allowed ships to fix ...

A brief history of GPS | PCWorld

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Aug 9, 2012 ... The government-run satellite navigation system has revolutionized industry after industry and breathed new life into consumer technology.

The History of GPS - National Park Service

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History. From The Global Position System: The Role of Atomic Clocks, www. beyonddiscovery.org. "For centuries, navigators and explorers have searched the  ...

The Origins of GPS, and the Pioneers Who Launched the System

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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 Report - History

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GPS is primarily a navigational system, so a background on navigation will give insight as to how extraordinary the Global Positioning System is. People first ...

GPSI-The History of GPS

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Overview. By. Thomas B. McCaskill. Roger L. Easton is the principal inventor and designer of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Considering the 1992 Collier ...

History of the Global Positioning System or GPS

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GPS or the Global Positioning System was invented by the US Department of Defense.

Appendix B GPS HISTORY, CHRONOLOGY, AND BUDGETS

www.cs.cmu.edu/~sensing-sensors/readings/GPS_History-MR614.appb.pdf

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.