This appendix contains technical background material on GPS and describes the Global Orbiting Navigation Satellite System ( GLONASS) and inertial navigation systems (INSs).
The Global Positioning System consists of three separate elements: the space segment, the control segment, and the user segment (Figure A. 1).
Three Segments of GPS
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Book title: The Global Positioning System:Assessing National Policies. Contributors: Scott Pace - Author, Gerald Frost - Author, Irving Lachow - Author, David Frelinger - Author, Donna Fossum - Author, Donald K. Wassem - Author, Monica Pinto - Author. Publisher: Rand. Place of publication: Santa Monica, CA. Publication year: 1995. Page number: 217.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.