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Brief History of GPS

Brief History of GPS 1957 1960 1973 Sputnik, the first man-made satellite was TRANSIT, the first satellite navigation Continuous effort in GPS leads to the launched. American physicists, William system used by the US Navy was creation of NAVSTAR Guier and George Weiffenbach successfully tested monitored the radio transmissions of 1990 Sputnik. Through this, they could pinpoint its location along its orbit 1989 The 24th GPS satellite was launched 1978 After the fall of Korean Air Lines 007 into USSR's prohibited airspace, President |2010 Ronald Raegan issued a directive to make US Military launched ten prototypes into GPS available to civilians. The first GPS space for testing satellite was launched headed by Roger Easton, the primary inventor of GPS The GPS Next Generation Operational Control Systems was awarded by the U.S. Air Force to help improve availability 2000 and accuracy of GPS 2004 The public's demand for GPS rose. "Selective Availability" was done by the Today military for security reasons. President Qualcomm announced successful Raegan ordered to turn it off resulting to assisted GPS in mobile phones improved GPS accuracy to civilians GPS continues to be an indispensable part in the military, aerospace, aviation, businesses and even social networking LET'S DRIVE TOGETHER apps. GPS integrated into vehicles is also ALD Automotive becoming the trend in automobiles

Brief History of GPS

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