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“From Vanguard to GPS”– Richard Talks History at A-Ibanez Museum Gallery

Richard Easton recently spoke to a group at the A-Ibanez Museum Gallery in Kilmarnock, Va., about the historical role his father and the Naval Research Laboratory played in developing the satellite technologies that became the Global Positioning System.

Richard Easton Speaks About GPS History at A-Ibanez Museum Gallery

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Richard Easton Reviews GPS History on the Total Space Network

Richard recently spoke with Astro Roadie of Total Space Network about the History of GPS. More than a podcast, this presentation is suitable for STEM students and offers a wealth of visual illustrations, including historical photos, vintage news footage, maps, graphs and computer animations.

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Richard Easton Appears on The Malliard Report Podcast

Richard recently joined host Jim Malliard on his podcast, The Malliard Report, to discuss the history of GPS. In one hour, Richard touched on the most important topics across the sweep of GPS history, from the challenges during the early days of the space race to more current issues, such as tracking, jamming and spoofing.

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Eric Frazier comments for NPR about BeiDou

Eric Frazier spoke with reporter Dan Boyce about the completion of the Chinese BeiDou system and what it means for GPS and for users of smartphones and other equipment designed to use BeiDou signal. Listen to Boyce’s report, The U.S. Dependence On GPS Has Created A New Vulnerability, which appeared February 16 on Morning Edition.

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Richard Easton Interviewed on Working Over Time Podcast

Richard Easton joined Karen Bellinger, host of the podcast series Working Over Time, to discuss the early days of satellites and the scientists and inventors, like Roger Easton, who paved the way for today’s world of GPS and GNSS systems. Listen here.

 

Richard Easton spoke with Karen Bellinger, host of the podcast, Working Over Time, about early sattelite scientists, like his father, Roger Easton.

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Eric Frazier comments for CPR News about BeiDou

Eric Frazier spoke with reporter Dan Boyce about the completion of the Chinese BeiDou system and what it means for GPS and for users of smartphones and other equipment designed to use BeiDou signal. Read the Colorado Public Radio story, The Battle Between China And The US Over GPS Supremacy Is Being Built In Colorado.

Eric Frazier recently spoke with reporter Dan Boyce about what completion of the Chinese BeiDou system means for GPS and for users of smartphones and other equipment designed to use BeiDou signal

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RM Military History Podcast Interviews Richard Easton

Richard Easton recently appeared on the RM Military History podcast to discuss “GPS and it Role in Warfare.”

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Home Brew History Podcast Interviews Richard Easton

Richard Easton recently spoke with Riley “Bo” Trisler and Joseph “Jo” Ricci about the evolution of GPS and the military and civilian uses of time and location technology. Check out the conversation, Lost and Found – GPS Declassified.

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Richard Easton Speaks at NSS North Houston Space Society

Richard Easton was the featured speaker at the October monthly meeting of the NSS North Houston Space Society. His presentation was titled “On the History, Threats, and Future Outlook for GPS.”

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History Hack Podcast Interviews Richard Easton

The History Hack podcast recently interviewed Richard, who spoke about his father’s role in the early space race and the creation of GPS. The discussion also touches on the controversy that remains over the so-called “Lonely Halls Meeting” in 1973, the year the Pentagon merged Navy and Air Force satellite navigation programs to create the dual-use system that today functions as a global public utility. Listen to the podcast here.

 

 

 

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