2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering goes to GPS
from GPS World
The United Kingdom's 2019 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering has been awarded to the creators of the U.S. Global Positioning System. Four engineers — Dr. Bradford Parkinson, Professor James Spilker, Hugo FrueHauf and Richard Schwartz — were honored for creating the first truly global, satellite-based positioning system. The QEPrize is a prestigious worldwide engineering accolade, a £1 million prize that celebrates the global impact of engineering innovation on humanity.
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