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.
The technologies are not limited to navigational satellites either.
SpectraTime awarded 4 M[euro] contract to supply Rubidium Spaceclocks to the Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System
This report provides an overview of navigational satellite systems, along with a description and information on LBS and global positioning services.
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.
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.
AMEX: FEI) announced today it has been awarded a $3 million, multiple year contract to develop and qualify an advanced atomic clock for possible deployment on navigational satellite systems to be built by agencies of the United States government.
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.
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.
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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