Harbor seals on the shores of Scotland have rapidly declined by 65 percent between 2001 and 2010. With the reduction currently at 90 percent, recent studies show that a toxin produced by algae is behind this strange mortality rate, all thanks to GPS technology.
For the first time, an optical clock was launched into space, allowing the technology to be used in space to enable GPS-based satellite coordination.
NASA’s Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission (MMS) now holds the Guinness World Record for the highest altitude fix of a GPS signal, just over a month after it successfully made the closest ever separation of a multispacecraft formation.
A NASA mission composed of four satellites hailed as a Guinness World Record Holder for the highest altitude fix for a GPS signal.
There's a new hope for climate change in the form of electric vehicles. According to a recent comprehensive study, electric cars could greatly reduce greenhouse gas emissions despite their limited driving range.
In 1609, when Henry Hudson arrived on the island of Manhattan, black bear, wolves, deer, beavers and river otters likely all lived there. One conservation ecologist thinks that and more is useful for planners and visitors to know.
A European Space Agency (ESA) Galileo satellite that had slipped into an erroneous orbit soon after deployment last August is reportedly back on its feet, so to speak. The unmanned craft sent its first navigation signal in space on Saturday 29 November 2014 after reaching a new target orbit.
A U.S. Air Force GPS satellite built by Boeing was successfully launched Wednesday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Launch Vehicle.
Researchers have tracked the world's largest living arthropod on Christmas Island, south of Indonesia, using the global positioning system.