from the keeping-up-with-the-neighbors dept.
A reader writes "The first GPS 2R-Msatellite has launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on top of a Boeing Delta 2 rocket. The government is now competing with Europe's Galileo system, and has added two additional military channels and one civilian channel, which will increase the accuracy and performance of GPS - as well as increase its resistance to jamming."
A committee takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts and dies, scattering the
seed from which other committees will bloom.