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The Institute Of Navigation Releases Beidou Navigation System Special Issue Journal

By [email protected] - 5th April 2019 - 16:39

The Institute of Navigation releases a special issue of NAVIGATION, the Journal of the Institute of Navigation featuring China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS).

Manassas, Virginia, April 4, 2019 –The Institute of Navigation (ION) is pleased to announce the release of it’s a special issue of NAVIGATION, the Journal of the Institute of Navigation, featuring China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) with special editors John W. Betz, Mingquan Lu, Y. Jade Morton and Yuanxi Yang.

The special issue provides a collection of papers presenting research achievements in the BDS over the last two years. It covers essential fields necessary to ensure the successful operation of BDS such as constellation design, operational and control system design and construction, frequency and signal design, updated coordinate reference system and time system, satellite orbit determination, ionospheric model, and software receiver. The publication of the issue also provides an opportunity to promote users' understanding and applications of the BDS.

“We hope that readers find useful information in this issue, and we look forward to sharing our continued success in future BDS development,” said Dr. Jiadong Sun, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chief Designer of the BDS-1 and BDS-2.

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