Galileo

01.22.17
ESA wants to know why Galileo satellites' clocks stopped working
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ESA wants to know why Galileo satellites' clocks stopped working

Because satellite navigation systems need precise atomic clocks to work properly.

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01.05.16
MIT's 'Galileo' matches humans at predicting how things move
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MIT's 'Galileo' matches humans at predicting how things move

The system can look at a scene and predict how objects will collide and slide over each other.

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11.16.15
Researchers use satellite launch blunder to test relativity
11.16.15

Researchers use satellite launch blunder to test relativity

If life gives you satnav launch problems, make satnav-launch-problem-ade.

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08.20.15
China gives its homegrown GPS rival another big push
08.20.15

China gives its homegrown GPS rival another big push

Alibaba and a Chinese weapons manufacturer have teamed up to push the country's homegrown rival to GPS.

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07.30.15
NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor
07.30.15

NASA space telescope discovers Earth's closest rocky neighbor

NASA's Spitzer telescope confirmed the discovery of HD 219134b just 21 light-years away

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10.09.14
Frozen fuel lines made those European satellites go off course
10.09.14

Frozen fuel lines made those European satellites go off course

Remember those two European satellites that went spectacularly off-course in August? Well, it turn...

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08.25.14
Europe launches two navigation satellites into the wrong orbit
08.25.14

Europe launches two navigation satellites into the wrong orbit

Arianespace, the company that launches satellites for the European Union, has had to concede that...

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04.02.14
Microsoft plans to bring Windows to robots and 'a whole new class of small devices'
04.02.14

Microsoft plans to bring Windows to robots and 'a whole new class of small devices'

Microsoft's Build 2014 kicks off tomorrow, but it's not just Windows Phones, tablets, Office or ev...

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10.03.13
Intel launches Galileo, an Arduino-compatible development board
10.03.13

Intel launches Galileo, an Arduino-compatible development board

Notice how so many maker projects require open-source hardware like Arduino and Raspberry Pi to fu...

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