GNSS augmentation Current Affairs, GK & News
Japan’s version GPS and is dubbed as Michibiki system The Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS is a project of the Japanese government for the development of a four-satellite regional time transfer system and a satellite-based augmentation system for the United States operated Global Positioning System (GPS) to be receivable in the Asia-Oceania regions, with a focus on Japan. QZSS services are scheduled to commence in November 2018. The ..
Topics: Geomatics • Global Positioning System • GNSS augmentation • Quasi-Zenith Satellite System • Satellite navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Space program of Japan • Spaceflight • Technology
Country’s space based GPS augmentation system GAGAN will start serving air navigation by mid 2013. What is GAGAN? It is GPS Aided Geo Augmented Navigation (GAGAN) meant for the advancement of air navigation. The system was launched as a payload with GSAT-8 in 2011. It was also launched with recently launched GSAT-10. Advantages of GAGAN: ..
Topics: Aids to navigation • Global air-traffic management • Global Positioning System • GNSS augmentation • GPS-aided GEO augmented navigation • GSAT • GSAT-10 • GSAT-15 • Navigation • Satellite navigation systems • Spacecraft • Spaceflight