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May 29th, 2014
Roger Easton, Father Of GPS, Dies At 93

Roger Lee Easton, Sr., the father of GPS and pioneer of modern day navigation, died May 8 at his New Hampshire home, according to BusinessWire. Easton had the idea to put highly accurate clocks in multiple different satellites, which would then be able to accurately determine the precise location of someone on the ground. Initially, he called the system Timation, short for Time-Navigation. Eventually, the Department of Defense adopted a number of features from the time-based nav system and re-named it the Global Positioning System in the early 1970s. Read More