Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS)

Satellites and ground stations determine and broadcast corrections that enhance the navigational accuracy of the GPS system.
Caption:
Satellites and ground stations determine and broadcast corrections that enhance the navigational accuracy of the GPS system.
Type: Illustration
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution
Creator: Bruce Morser
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Satellites and ground stations determine and broadcast corrections that enhance the navigational accuracy of the GPS system.