[time-nuts] OT: Precise position measument...

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Jan 25 09:44:38 EST 2012


Just for your interest ....

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First laser measurements of Europe's Galileo satellites made from Chile

[ http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Operations/SEM6HT7XZVG_0.html ]

15-12-2011 06:00 AM CET
The first laser ranging of Europe's new Galileo navigation satellites has 
been achieved from Concepción in Chile. Laser contact with the satellites 
at an altitude of 23 230 km has provided distance measurements with 
subcentimetre accuracy.
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Cheers,
David
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