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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)

History

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

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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)

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

Organization

Royal Institute of Navigation

News

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: GPS III Space Vehicle 02 Launch...
    on August 20, 2019 at 6:53 pm

      GPS III Space Vehicle 02 Launch scheduled for 22 August 2019 All CGSIC:     On August 22nd, the Air Force plans to launch the second satellite in the Block III series of modernized GPS spacecraft with entry into the operational constellation planned for Spring 2020.  The Air Force has 10 GPS III satellites in development and has awarded a contract for GPSIII SV-11 through SV-32.  GPS III features new clocks, L1C (a new civil signal), and other upgrades […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: 59th Civil GPS Service Interface...
    on August 5, 2019 at 3:03 pm

      All CGSIC, 59th Civil GPS Service Interface Committee Meeting Scheduled for 16-17 September The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) are pleased to announce preparations for the 59th meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC).  The meeting will be conducted September 16-17, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, FL, in conjunction with the Institute of Navigation's ION GNSS+ 2019 conference. CGSIC meetings […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: GPS Directorate Announced 2019...
    on July 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

      All CGSIC, The GPS Directorate has announced the 2019 GPS Public Interface Control Working Group Meeting On September 25th, 2019, the GPS Directorate will host the 2019 Public Interface Control Working Group and Open Forum to update the public on GPS public document revisions. This meeting will collect issues/comments for analysis and possible integration into future GPS public document revisions. The 2019 Public Interface Control Working Group and Open Forum are open to the general […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: 59th Civil GPS Service Interface...
    on June 28, 2019 at 2:20 pm

      All CGSIC, 59th Civil GPS Service Interface Committee Meeting Scheduled for 16-17 September The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Coast Guard Navigation Center (NAVCEN) are pleased to announce preparations for the 59th meeting of the Civil GPS Service Interface Committee (CGSIC).  The meeting will be conducted September 16-17, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Miami in Miami, FL, in conjunction with the Institute of Navigation's ION GNSS+ 2019 conference. CGSIC meetings […]

  • CGSIC Bulletin: Interface Control Document Update
    on June 27, 2019 at 2:10 pm

      All CGSIC, Interface Control Document Updates The GPS Directorate has released updates to the below Interface Control Documents (ICD). ICDs are the formal means of establishing, defining, and controlling interfaces and for documenting detailed interface design definitions for the GPS program.  Download or view the updated ICDs at GPS.gov or NAVCEN. Updated Documents: IS-GPS-200: Navstar GPS Space Segment/Navigation User Interfaces IS-GPS-705: Navstar GPS Space Segment/User […]