6) Explain the working principle behind the Global Positioning System (GPS). Write a note on the efforts made by India to create its own GPS system.
- February 26, 2015
- Posted by: INSIGHTS
- Category: Inside India
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers,
6) Explain the working principle behind the Global Positioning System (GPS). Write a note on the efforts made by India to create its own GPS system. (200 Words)
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