Navigation

Cosma Home > Communication > Knowledge > Realm > Geography > Navigation

Spotlight



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

Related

Pages

Chronology (Clock, Calendar)
Geography (Map, Navigation)

Resources

These are organized by a classification scheme developed exclusively for Cosma. More…

General

Dictionary

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

Oxford, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary, InfoPlease, Urban Dictionary

Thesaurus

Roget’s II (Thesaurus.com), Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords

Encyclopedia

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

Britannica

Introduction


Celestial Navigation Practice (Celestial Navigation.net)

Search

WolframAlpha, DuckDuckGo

Preservation



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

History

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

Quotation

Quotations Page

Museum

Institute of Navigation Museum

Library

WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library

Participation

Education


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

Course

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

Organization

Royal Institute of Navigation

News

Lifehacker, World Maritime News, NPR Archives

Book

ISBNdb

Government

U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center

Document

USA.gov

Expression

Humor

GPS Navigation Humor (GPS Insight)

Poem

OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form

Future

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

returntotop

More…

Civil GPS Service Interface Committee - Recent Updates Civil GPS Service Interface Committee - Recent Updates

  • CGSIC Bulletin: GENERAL MESSAGE TO ALL GPS USERS...
    on October 5, 2018 at 3:44 pm

    All CGSIC, GENERAL MESSAGE TO ALL GPS USERS NOTICE ADVISORY TO NAVSTAR USERS (NANU) 2018042 NANU TYPE: GENERAL *** GENERAL MESSAGE TO ALL GPS USERS *** ON APPROXIMATELY 10 OCT 2018 SVN36 WILL RESUME TRANSMITTING L-BAND UTILIZING PRN04. AT L-BAND ACTIVATION, SVN36/PRN04 WILL BE UNUSABLE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.  ADDITIONALLY, NO BROADCAST ALMANACS WILL INCLUDE SVN36/PRN04 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. *** GENERAL MESSAGE TO ALL GPS USERS *** POC: CIVILIAN - NAVCEN AT […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: 58th meeting of the U.S. Civil...
    on September 17, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    All CGSIC, 58th meeting of the U.S. Civil GPS Service Interface Committee The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) will host the 58th meeting of the Civil Global Positioning System Service Interface Committee (CGSIC), Sept. 24-25, 2018, at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, FL. CGSIC meetings are free and open to the public.  DOT serves as the civil lead for the GPS and chairs the CGSIC in this capacity. NAVCEN is […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: Reports of GPS Problems Now...
    on September 14, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    All CGSIC, Reports of GPS Problems Submitted by the Public are Now Available on Coast Guard Navigation Center Website To provide better service and situational awareness to the public, the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) is now publishing reports of GPS problems on its website. Any notes about problem resolution, if available, will also be listed. The website will be updated as new reports are received and processed. All reports made in 2018 are now available. […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: NO leap second December 2018
    on September 3, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    All CGSIC, No Leap Second December 2018 On July 5th, 2018, Christian Bizourd, Director, Earth Orientation Center of IERS, Observatoire de Paris, France, announced that NO leap second will be introduced at the end of December 2018. Leap seconds can be introduced in UTC at the end of the months of December or June, depending on the evolution of UT1-TAI. Bulletin C is mailed every six months, either to announce a time step in UTC, or to confirm that there will be no […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: GPS III Space Vehicle No. 1...
    on August 29, 2018 at 7:39 pm

    All CGSIC: GPS III Space Vehicle No. 1 “Vespucci” Arrives in Florida, Prepares for December Launch Los Angeles Air Force Base 23 August 2018 The U.S. Air Force’s Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Directorate achieved a major program milestone Aug. 21, successfully delivering the first GPS III satellite to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida to begin launch processing. “The shipment of the first GPS III satellite to the launch […]