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Submission + - Pulsars For Spacecraft Navigation (bbc.co.uk)

Jimme Blue writes: The use of pulsars as a GPS analogue holds the promise of fixing a spacecraft's location to within 5 km, anywhere in the galaxy. While not ready for immediate use, it may be ready for use within the Solar System in the next 10-15 years.
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Pulsars For Spacecraft Navigation

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