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Satellites used to track rat infestation September 29, 2006

Posted by Robin Wolstenholme in Uncategorized.
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Of all the uses of satellites, locating the Pied Piper is one I had not conceived. Neglected islands are bring allowed to return to nature and with the absence of man the age of rats has not gone unnoticed. The DMC isn’t just used for monitoring natural disasters, rodent rampages too.

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Satellite navigation in a spin September 29, 2006

Posted by Robin Wolstenholme in Uncategorized.
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With Galileo in the pipeline and next generation GPS (Navstar) advances being announced there has been talk of Satnav scuffles in the press. Let’s not forget that the Russians have Glonass and that all of these systems aspire to combine in a GNSS – combined navigation system for the good of all. Rob Coppinger, Flight International discusses.

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