Application of the Global Positioning System (GPS) to the Aerosat test and evaluation program
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Application of the Global Positioning System (GPS) to the Aerosat test and evaluation program by T. L. Edwards

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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Artificial satellites in navigation.

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Edition Notes

StatementT. L. Edwards.
SeriesReport - Federal Aviation Administration, Systems Research and Development Service ; FAA-RD-76-142
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Aviation Administration. Systems Research and Development Service.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15221220M

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