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Technology
18 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The 2nd URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference held on Gran Canaria, Spain »
The 2nd URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conference held on Gran Canaria, Spain The International Union of Radio Science (Un...
13 June 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Dual-frequency GNSS smartphone hits the market »
Dual-frequency GNSS smartphone hits the market Mobile brand Xiaomi has launched a dual-frequency GNSS smartphone....

Autonomy and driverless
13 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Accurate navigation in GNSS-denial »
Honeywell has produced a high-quality inertial/GNSS unit for everyday automotive use. The US company has intro...
17 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Self-driving cars for country roads »
Self-driving cars for country roads Today’s autonomous vehicles require detailed 3-D maps, but a novel system enables n...

Member News
31 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mike Highwood »
It is with great regret that we report the death of Mike Highwood at the age of 83 Mike was educated at Sale...
21 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stanley Ratcliffe FRIN »
It is with great sadness that we report that Stanley Ratcliffe has died at the age of 96. Stan, as he was known b...
26 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A wonderful Fly/Sail »
  The Institute’s Fly/Sail weekend was a memorable one in beautiful weather. Around 20 members a...
16 June 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
TopNav results released »
After a very close and high-quality TopNav competition with almost 30 entrants - and with often only a single point separa...

Science
14 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Global variability of navigation ability »
A fascinating study of how human spatial ability is dependent on age, wealth and gender has been published. The r...
26 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Blood Moon »
A lunar eclipse will be visible over much of the Earth on 27 July Most of the Eastern Hemisphere will see part...
20 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
The summer solstice »
  The Sun reaches its highest northerly latitude today The Sun will be at its highest latitude of ~23.4ºN a...
31 May 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Summer is upon us »
Summer is upon us 3In meteorological terms, 1 June is the beginning of Summer in the northern hemisphere. Meteo...

Space
12 August 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Perseid Meteor Shower »
The Perseid meteors can be seen from 17 July to 24 August, peaking on 12 August The shower occurs when Earth pa...
30 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BeiDou Launch »
China launched 2 BeiDou MEO satellites on 29 July The launch of Beidou-3M5 and -3M6 medium earth orbit (MEO) s...
25 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful Galileo Launch »
Four Galileo satellites have been launched on 25 July Galileo satellites 23–26 were carried aloft by Arianespace...
23 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Galileo satellites ‘go’ for launch »
This week’s Ariane 5 ES flight with 4 Galileo satellites has been approved. Following a launch readiness review,...
11 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
BeiDou launch »
China has launched another satellite into its navigation constellation. The Long March-3A rocket was launched at...

RIN
20 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Professor Terry Moore named President of RIN »
Nottingham sat nav expert named President of the Royal Institute of Navigation Professor Terry Moore, Director of...
12 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Chronos Technology receives Royal Institute of Navigation’s 2018 DofE Award »
Chronos Technology receives Royal Institute of Navigation’s 2018 Duke of Edinburgh’s Navigation Award for Outstanding Tech...
11 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
RIN AGM and Annual Meeting - Prize Winners and Election Results »
Following a successful AGM and Annual Meeting, the Royal Institute of Navigation is delighted to report the election resul...
13 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
50 years since Sir Robin Knox-Johnson’s feat »
50 years since Sir Robin Knox-Johnson’s feat 14 June sees 50 years to the day since Institute Fellow Sir Robin Kno...
05 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Norman Dahl FRIN »
Norman Dahl FRIN It is with great sadness that we report that Norman Dahl has died at the age of 85. Norma...

Maritime
06 July 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
We’re adopting ‘RYA SafeTrx’ as our new safety ID scheme »
  We’re adopting ‘RYA SafeTrx’ as our new safety ID scheme We are pleased to tell you that we have some excitin...
11 June 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Australia Bans Ship Over Navigation Deficiencies »
Australia Bans Ship Over Navigation Deficiencies The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has banned the Ph...