INPE and NASA sign cooperation agreement to promote research on global maps for GPS error

The Brazilian Study and Monitoring of Space Weather (Embrace) has been working with the NOAA and UCAR since 2013 to establish a tracking station for the satellites COSMIC 1 and 2. Last Tuesday (June 30, 2015) the Hon Minister of State for Science, Technology and Innovation, Aldo Rebelo, signed the agreement on behalf of INPE with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the United States (NOAA, for its acronym in English) in Washington, United States. With this partnership, Embrace the program a step in the creation of GPS maps Error globally.

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Clezio Marcos De Nardin
Head of Embrace/INPE Program

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