SpaceX’s Broadband Starlink Satellites Can Be Used For GPS Navigation

A new research study has found that SpaceX’s Starlink satellites can be used for global navigation and positioning in addition to their primary broadband internet function.

Engineering researchers outside SpaceX have found a way to use star link Navigation constellation signals similar to the possibilities it offers global positioning satellites (GPS), which is used in the United States and many other countries. Team members report that the study marks the first time Starlink has been used for navigation by researchers outside of SpaceX.

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