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GPS Firms: The Sky Isn't Falling

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avatar GPS System "Close to Breakdown"
May 19, 2009 12:25PM
Map and compass still work.

Guardian.co.UK article
avatar GPS Firms: The Sky Isn't Falling
May 20, 2009 12:57PM
Representatives from the top GPS firms say that they're unconcerned about the future of the GPS satellite constellation after a GAO report this month questioned its long-term viability.

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2347447,00.asp
avatar Re: GPS System "Close to Breakdown"
May 20, 2009 05:29PM
avatar Re: GPS System "Close to Breakdown"
May 21, 2009 11:20AM
Len,

You should read the old science fiction story titled "The Hab Theory". Same idea but instead of the magnetic poles switching, the entire planet wobbles off axis every so many millions of years. Yeah, it's an entire planet killer as far as life forms are concerned.

Jim
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