Thursday, March 14, 2013

Free Lecture -- GPS for Humanity -- The Stealth Utility

The Global Positioning System, or GPS, has become a ubiquitous, but often invisible, part of modern life. On March 21, 2013, Dr. Bradford Parkinson, chief architect and original program director for GPS in the 1970s, will present the history, applications and future of GPS and the Global Navigation Satellite System.

The lecture begins at 8 p.m. at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C. For those unable to attend in person, the lecture will be webcast live.

For more information, visit http://airandspace.si.edu/events/eventDetail.cfm?eventID=5245.

Questions about this lecture should be directed to nasmpubliclectures@si.edu.