Indian govt. claims its satellite navigation system NavIC works better than GPS

  • Union Minister of Science & Technology Dr Jitendra Singh stated that the Indian satellite-based navigation system, NavIC, is as good as the American GPS system.
  • Dr Singh argues that NavIC satellites are better because it orbits Earth at a height of 36,000 kilometres above the surface, compared to the GPS satellites that are at 20,000 kilometres.


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