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19 June 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
The summer solstice »
The Sun reaches its highest northerly latitude on 20 June. The Sun will be at its highest latitude of ~23.4ºN...

27 May 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems – 3x 4-year PhD Studentships »
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems – 3x 4-year PhD Studentships Closing date: Tuesday 30th June 20...
21 June 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OS-funded PhD at Nottingham in the Geospatial Systems CDT »
PhD on 3D Data Fusion of Complex Environments in the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Geospatial Systems funded by Or...
19 January 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Total lunar eclipse »
Early on Monday 21 January UK will see a total lunar eclipse, also known as a ‘Blood Moon’. The total lunar eclip...
13 January 2019   (1 Comment - view/add)
World Magnetic Model to have unscheduled update »
Unpredicted and unpredictable behaviour of the Earth’s magnetic core since 2014 has led to an additional release of the Mo...
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...

23 November 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drones and aircraft fly safely together »
A demonstration at Manchester Airport has shown that drones can be flown safely alongside manned aircraft in controlled ai...

26 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK Government to explore new ways of delivering satnav »
The Government has announced that it will explore new options for a national satellite navigation and timing capability pr...
17 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
New WAAS satellite launched »
The satellite, launched on 15 August, includes a replacement receiver/transmitter for GPS Wide Area Augmentation System (W...
10 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Perseid meteor shower »
The Perseid shower peaks on the morning of 12 August, but meteors may be seen up to a week before or after. The best ti...
01 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Worldwide navigation declared for BeiDou »
Chinese President, Xi Jinping, officially commissioned the system on 31 July at a ceremony at the Great Hall of the People...
01 July 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Successful GPS launch »
SpaceX has launched the third GPS III satellite from Cape Canaveral. The Falcon 9 rocket lifted off at 1610 local...

20 April 2020   (1 Comment - view/add)
Lieutenant Commander Alan Peacock MSc RN FRIN »
Lieutenant Commander Alan Peacock MSc RN FRIN, who has died aged 71 after a lengthy battle with mesothelioma, was a deep s...
16 January 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nominations for IAIN Awards invited »
The International Association of Institutes of Navigation has invited individuals and organisations to nominate candidates...
09 December 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
We are very sad to announce that Admiral Sir John Beverly Kerr GCB DL (Qual N 1964) passed away on 2 Dec aged 82. John...
17 July 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Peter Francis Charles Griffiths »
We are sorry to report that Peter Griffiths (member 1973, fellow 1982) has died at the age of 92. He had been suffering fo...
23 April 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston FRIN celebrating his 50th Year Anniversary »
Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, FRIN, celebrating his 50th year anniversary on the 22nd April of becoming the first person t...

21 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mayflower Autonomous Ship Launched »
The Mayflower Autonomous Ship (MAS), an AI and solar powered marine research vessel, was launched form Plymouth on 16 Sept...
19 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
UK Hydrographic Office launches new innovation programme »
The UKHO has launched its new ‘ADMIRALTY Marine Innovation Programme’ to give innovators and start-ups a chance to develop...
01 September 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Marine AIS-VDES LEO Satellite project to establish network for greener and safer ship navigation »
Saab have announced that they will work together with ORBCOMM and AAC Clyde Space on a new Swedish space project to develo...
18 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Shipmasters loss of navigational situational awareness in extreme storm conditions »
A report has been published on the grounding and recovery of a container feeder vessel (Thea II) and a tug (Svitzer Joseph...
05 August 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
French Hydrographic Office implementing enhanced S-100 Navigation data for Electronic Charts »
In a recent interview with the director-general of the French hydrographic office (Shom),Laur...

20 August 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
RAF Aerosystems Course Graduation »
On 25 July, a graduation ceremony for 49 Aerosystems Course was held in the Officers’ Mess at RAF Boscombe Down, Salisbury...

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