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The Journal of Navigation
  • ISSN: 0373-4633 (Print), 1469-7785 (Online)
  • Editors: Nick Randall MSc FRIN The Royal Institute of Navigation, UK and Tony Fyler The Royal Institute of Navigation, UK
  • Editorial board
The Journal of Navigation contains original papers on the science of navigation by man and animals over land and sea and through air and space, including papers presented at meetings of the RIN, and from its special interest groups and other organisations associated with navigation. Papers cover every aspect of navigation, from the highly technical to the descriptive and historical. Subjects include electronics, astronomy, mathematics, cartography, command and control, psychology and zoology, operational research, risk analysis, theoretical physics, operation in hostile environments, instrumentation, ergonomics, financial planning and law.

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Royal Institute of Navigation news

  • Successful GLONASS launch
  • 27 September 2017
  • Russia launched a replenishment satellite for its navigation system on 22 September. A Soyuz-2.1b rocket launched the Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS) The rocket’s Fregat-M upper stage injected the satellite into its targeted circular orbit at an altitude of 11,900 miles (~19,150 km), inclined at 64....
  • The first Presidential Address
  • 27 September 2017
  • Seventy years ago, our first President, Sir Harold Spencer Jones FAS, Astronomer Royal, delivered the first Presidential Address. An extract from the original...
  • Download now: 2017-18 RIN Meetings & Events Programme Now Online
  • 27 September 2017
  • The RIN meetings and events programme is available to download from the link. The 2017-18 RIN programme brings together meetings and events in one handy guide. Printed copies of the programme are being distributed with the September/October Navigation News. Please check the events section of the web site for the latest information on any event....