Saturday, June 14th, 2014
A Soyuz-2.1b carrier rocket with the Fregat space tug is to blast off Saturday from a launch pad at Plesetsk Cosmodrome in northern Russia’s Arkhangelsk region and put into orbit second GLONASS-M satellite in 2014. This will be the second launch of GLONASS-M satellite this year and the fourth time when it was sent to
Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
A Russian government threat to disconnect 11 GPS receivers used for geophysical research and to fine-tune the satellite navigation system is drawing concern from scientists—and questions from the country’s minister for industry. The threat is just one element of the tit-for-tat diplomatic and rhetorical firefight that has broken out between Russia and the United States
Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
The Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) is set to resume negotiations on the possible deployment of Glonass global navigation satellite system elements in the United States, the newspaper Izvestia wrote on Tuesday. Earlier the sides agreed that the program would have three stages, he said. Stage I stipulates a real-time exchange of data from observation stations.
Wednesday, August 29th, 2012
Altus Positioning Systems has been selected by the National Courts Administration of Norway, Land Consolidation Court Division, to provide APS-3G series GNSS survey receivers to modernize their existing fleet of about 80 receivers. NavSys AS, Altus’ sales representative in Norway, won the tender in a highly competitive bid.
Saturday, July 21st, 2012
Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB) introduced today the Trimble® Positions™ Mobile extension – a new streamlined choice for integrating Trimble’s GNSS professional field solutions and data verification into the Esri ArcGIS for Windows Mobile environment.
Tuesday, June 12th, 2012
The Latvian State Forest Service (SFS) recently evaluated four leading brands of GNSS handheld mapping devices in a head-to-head comparison that included rigorous field trials, financial cost and technical specifications. The Ashtech MobileMapper 100 achieved the best results in all comparisons, according to an SFS spokesperson.
Thursday, May 31st, 2012
The GMES Masters competition was inaugurated in 2011 by the European Space Agency (ESA), the Bavarian Ministry of Economic Affairs, the German Aerospace Center (DLR), and T-Systems with the support of the European Commission. For this year’s iteration, two additional industry leaders – European Space Imaging GmbH and Astrium Services – have joined the competition