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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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Education

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

Government

U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center

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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)

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

  • CGSIC Bulletin: CGSIC Bulletin: GPS-III...
    on January 7, 2021 at 9:19 pm

    All CGSIC, Lockheed Martin Space has released the GPS-III Satellite antenna phase center data, as well as the group delay and inter-signal correction data for SVN-76 and SVN-77 as measured at the factory.  The information has been posted on the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center's website underneath the IIR/IIR-M antenna pattern data files. https://navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=gpsTechnicalReferences The phase center and inter-signal bias data included in this new release provides […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: GPS-III Satellite Group Delay,...
    on December 23, 2020 at 6:24 pm

     All CGSIC, Lockheed Martin Space has released the GPS-III Satellite phase center and inter-signal bias data for SVN-74 and SVN-75.  The information has been posted on the U.S. Coast Guard Navigation Center's website underneath the IIR/IIR-M antenna pattern data files. https://navcen.uscg.gov/?pageName=gpsTechnicalReferences The phase center and inter-signal bias data included in this new release provides additional information that supplements the antenna gain pattern data previously […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: SVN-77/PRN-14 Initial Use
    on December 3, 2020 at 3:23 am

      All CGSIC, GPS satellite SVN-77 (PRN-14) was set healthy for initial use on 02 December at 0131Z.  SVN-77 is the fourth of a new generation of GPS satellites and the 23rd satellite to broadcast L2C, the second civil GPS signal at 1227.6 MHz.  L2C is not yet designated as "Operational" by the U.S. Space Force.  However, the L2C signal is set to Healthy and users may utilize this signal at their own risk.  SVN-77 is the 16th satellite to begin broadcasting the third civil GPS signal, L5, […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: ***Virtual*** U.S. Department of...
    on November 27, 2020 at 7:38 pm

    All CGSIC: The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced the publication of an informative Federal Register Notice with details regarding the upcoming Workshop on GPS Jamming & Spoofing in the Maritime Environment.   https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2020-11-25/pdf/2020-26120.pdf ========================================================= When:  Thursday, Dec 3, 2020 Description:  U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Virtual Workshop on GPS Jamming […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: ***Virtual*** U.S. Department...
    on November 25, 2020 at 8:37 pm

    All CGSIC: Workshop: GPS Jamming & Spoofing in the Maritime Environment When:  Thursday, Dec 3, 2020 Description:  U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Virtual Workshop on GPS Jamming and Spoofing in the Maritime Environment 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST) via WebEx Agenda: https://www.transportation.gov/pnt/agenda-virtual-workshop-gps-jamming-and-spoofing-maritime-environment […]