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James Cameron: Avatar sequels to draw on master navigators (Rebecca Keegan, Los Angeles Times)

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navigation : the science of getting ships, aircraft, or spacecraft from place to place ; especially : the method of determining position, course, and distance traveled — Webster

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Navigation is the process of monitoring and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one place to another. It is also the term of art used for the specialized knowledge used by navigators to perform navigation tasks. All navigational techniques involve locating the navigator’s position compared to known locations or patterns. — Wikipedia

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Celestial Navigation Practice (Celestial Navigation.net)

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Preservation

First Evidence of Viking-Like ‘Sunstone’ Found (Megan Gannon, Live Science)
Evidence of Fabled Viking Navigational Tool Found (Jennie Cohen, History)

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Celestial Navigation History.net
History of Navigation (ABC)
History of Navigation Interactive Tutorial (BBC)
History of Navigation (Wikipedia)

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Quotations Page

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Institute of Navigation Museum

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Five ways to improve your navigation skills (Mountain Bike Rider)

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Navigation Courses and Events (REI)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources

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Royal Institute of Navigation

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Lifehacker, World Maritime News, NPR Archives

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ISBNdb

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U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center

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USA.gov

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GPS Navigation Humor (GPS Insight)

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OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future

Satellite navigation – the next ten years (The Science Geek)

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Civil GPS Service Interface Committee - Recent Updates The Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC) is the recognized worldwide forum for effective interaction between all civil GPS users and the U.S. GPS authorities. The U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) coordinates and manages CGSIC in cooperation with the Department of Transportation.

  • CGSIC Bulletin: Network Time Protocol – GPS...
    on October 22, 2021 at 8:19 pm

    All CGSIC, NETWORK TIME PROTOCOL - GPS DAEMON BUG  As you may be aware, a potential vulnerability has been identified that may cause a “GPS Week Number Roll-over” type event to occur within systems utilizing Network Timing Protocol Daemon (NTPD) and GPS Daemon (GPSD) software. On October 24th 2021, A bug in older versions of the software may trigger the system date to roll back to sometime in March 2002. All systems running the most recent software update, version 3.23.1 (released […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: (Update) Public Webinar links for...
    on September 17, 2021 at 1:55 pm

    All CGSIC,  ***Update with apologies for an issue with one of the previously publish meeting links*** Public Webinar links for the 61st Civil GPS Service Interface Committee Meeting Scheduled for 20-21 September The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) are pleased to announce preparations for the 61st meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC).  The meeting will be conducted September 20-21, […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: Public Webinar links for the 61st...
    on September 14, 2021 at 7:22 pm

    All CGSIC, Public Webinar links for the 61st Civil GPS Service Interface Committee Meeting Scheduled for 20-21 September The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) are pleased to announce preparations for the 61st meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC).  The meeting will be conducted September 20-21, 2021, at the St. Louis Union Station Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, in conjunction with the […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: Potential GPS Interruptions,...
    on September 7, 2021 at 6:14 pm

    All CGSIC, Potential GPS Interruptions Mountain Home Air Force Base 2 September 2021  From September 7 - 12, Mountain Home Air Force Base will be conducting training South-southeast of Bruneau in the vicinity of Saylor Creek Range. It is possible that devices in that area which rely on GPS may experience intermittent interruptions in signal between 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. during these dates. Those who have GPS enabled agricultural equipment or other devices that […]