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Why Every GPS Overestimates Distance Traveled

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Runners, mariners, airmen, and wilderness trekkers beware: Your global positioning system (GPS) is flattering you, telling you that you have run, sailed, flown, or walked significantly farther than you actually have.

UPDATE: Third of Four MUOS Satellites Successfully Launched

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Update: MUOS-3 was successfully launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V Rocket from the Naval Satellite Operations Center at the Naval Base Ventura County in Point Mugu, California.

Components Help Satcom Systems Fly

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A large number of high-frequency component suppliers are sensitive to the physical and electrical needs of satellite-communications systems, both in space and on the ground.