The Exciting World of GPS – Part I

The history of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) is discussed in this article. The article describes how GPS uses the earth’s latitude and longitude to effectively plot traveler’s movements across the globe. Advances in technology and new demands on the existing system have now led to efforts to modernize the current GPS system and implement the next generation of GPS II satellites and Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX).


  • English

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: pp 44-45
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01491807
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 26 2013 1:54PM