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GPS and PNT Policy

NASA’s Space Communication and Navigation (SCaN) program leads in the development of NASA’s overall navigation capability through spectrum coordination, data standards development, external coordination, and appropriate systems engineering, architecture development, and research and development of applications. SCaN also manages and protects NASA’s GPS equities through policy development and advocacy.

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Global Positioning System

History, Use, and Future of GPS at NASA

NASA’s mission to pioneer the future in space exploration, scientific discovery, and aeronautics research necessitates the proactive development and implementation of a number of GPS applications, to enable greater spacecraft autonomy and more advanced space science and Earth monitoring applications.

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