Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System

The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System ( IRNSS ) with an operational name of NAVIC ( “sailor” or “navigator” in Sanskrit , Hindi and Many other Indian languages, qui aussi stands for NAV igation with I Ndian C onstellation [2] ) is an Autonomous regional satellite navigation system, which provides accurate real-time positioning and timing services. It covers India and a region extending 1,500 km (930 mi) around it, with plans for further extension. The present system consisted of a constellation of 7 satellites, [1] [3] with two additional satellites on ground as stand-by. [4] Continue Reading “Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System”