View Full Version : Satellite navigation improvements

07-16-2007, 05:55 PM
Guess we are going to have to brush up on our hiding techniques. GPS recievers will be much more accurate in the (fairly) near future.

http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceN ... 4620070716 (http://www.reuters.com/article/scienceNews/idUSL1674424620070716)

07-16-2007, 06:25 PM
The United States has 30 satellites orbiting the earth, sending signals that allow holders of receivers to pinpoint their own and others' locations -- as used in car satellite navigation systems.

The EU aims also to have 30 satellites up in space by around 2010 with a fully operational Galileo system by 2012.
Cut and paste from the article mentioned above.