[FPSPACE] Weapons in space
thomsona at flash.net
Sat Oct 16 10:28:34 EDT 2004
> That reminds me--the current issue of Quest contains an excellent
> interview with Dr. Bradford Parkinson (USAF Lt. Col. Retired) who was one
> of the fathers of the US GPS system. I imagine that many people may have
> no interest in this, but I think it's a great interview because it sheds
> light on a subject that I don't think has gotten any attention before.
> Although it has some technical history, what I found most interesting is
> that Parkinson discussed the bureaucratic history of GPS.
FWIW, the Spring, 1995 issue of Navigation (ISSN 0028-1522) has a 56 page
article on the history of satellite navigation by Parkinson and three
"A History of Satellite Navigation" by Bradford W. Parkinson, Thomas
Stansell, Ronald Beard and Konstantine Gromov
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