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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SpectraTime awarded 4 Me1/4 contract to supply Rubidium Spaceclocks to the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System
The technologies are not limited to navigational satellites either.
It looked into the Dedicated Short Range Communications ( DSRC), Radio Frequency Identification ( RFID), Global Navigational Satellite System/ Cellular Network Systems and Vehicle Identification System using number plates.
Summary: SpectraTime, a company of the Orolia group (NYSE Alternext Paris - FR0010501015 - ALORO), today announced the award of a contract valued at approximately [euro]4 million to supply Rubidium Space Clocks to the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS).
President Mukherjee told parliament in New Delhi that several space missions are planned for 2013, including the "launch of our first navigational satellite."
Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS)-1, the first of the seven satellites of the IRNSS constellation, carries a Navigation payload and a C-band ranging transponder.
He said that the perspective of industry partners of two countries is for capacity building and for new modes of development in various sector like space and earth sciences, communication and navigational satellite technological advancement, space enabled services cooperation, space engine and sub-system co-development with utilizing each other potential by elevating the level of cooperation to unprecedented levels.
London, July 9 (ANI): Despite the economic slowdown, the Indian government plans to hike its science budget, with special emphasis on 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.
Establishment of new modern meteorological and correction Differential Global Navigational Satellite System (DGNSS) services based on the present RIS infrastructure in order to increase efficiency and safety.
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today watched the launch of the navigational satellite IRNSS-1G from South Block in New Delhi.
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The launch of major projects such as the European Galileo and Chinese Beidou/Compass as well as the introduction of two new regional navigational systems Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System and the Japanese Quasi-Zenith Satellite System is increasing the availability of GNSS solutions.