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.
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.
GPS or the Global Positioning System was invented by the US Department of
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 ...
Overview. By. Thomas B. McCaskill. Roger L. Easton is the principal inventor and
designer of the Global Positioning System (GPS). Considering the 1992 Collier ...
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 ...
The GPS history shows how the system required many other related
developments to take place to enable, what is a very sophisticated technology to
Nov 13, 2014 ... History and Development The Global Positioning System, formally known as the
Navstar Global Positioning System, was initiated in 1973 to ...