navigational satellite


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navigational satellite

[‚nav·ə′gā·shən·əl ′sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
An artificial earth-orbiting satellite designed for use in at least four widely different navigational systems.
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IRNSS : Indian Regional Navigational Satellite SystemThe Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System, developed by the Indian Space Agency ISRO, will consist of seven satellites.
SpectraTime awarded 4 M[euro] contract to supply Rubidium Spaceclocks to the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System
The 40 percent hike in the space budget from last year's 35 billion rupees is largely to go towards developing semi-cryogenic rocket engines, building a space capsule to carry a two-person crew into space by 2015 and for setting up the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System along the lines of the US GPS (Global Positioning System), space department spokesman S.
A Global Positioning System (GPS) navigational satellite was placed into an elliptical orbit almost 11,000 miles above the earth Friday by a Boeing (NYSE: BA) Delta II rocket at 12:14 p.
The first of the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS-1A) has been successfully launched in July 2013.
5 hour countdown for India's first navigational satellite IRNSS-1A began at 7.
CMC's InegriFlight commercial GPS Landing System Sensor Unit fulfills the C-130J program's requirement for an Instrument Flight Rules, civil-certified Global Navigational Satellite System.
ATK (Alliant Techsystems, NYSE: ATK) said nine of its solid propulsion rocket motors helped successfully launch a Global Positioning System (GPS) navigational satellite into orbit from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
In 2012, the BeiDou project was officially brought in to offer an alternative to US-operated navigational satellites.
A truly technologically advanced satellite timepiece, the Satellite Wave-World Time GPS model features worldwide reception, with a 3-second reception time from orbiting navigational satellites, in 40 time zones.
Based on application, satellites can be classified as communication satellites, navigational satellites, reconnaissance satellites, remote sensing satellites, and so on.
Sriharikota: India is set to operationalise its own navigational system with the successful launch of IRNSS-1D, the fourth in the series of seven navigational satellites, onboard PSLV-C27 from here on Saturday.

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