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Prof. Pekkanen on Japan’s effort to replace GPS technology | Forbes

July 1, 2017


Saadia Pekkanen

GPS on a phone
GPS Technology. Photo Credit: Emaze

Japan and Space expert Prof. Saadia Pekkanen, published a new column in Forbes titled “Japan Is Building Out Its Own Satellite Network That Could Replace GPS“.

Pekkanen explains that Japan is targeting independence in space-based information due to concerns raised about continuing to rely on the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS). The country’s quest for technological independence materialized in the Quasi-Zenith Satellite System (QZSS).

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