Cold War Conversations

The early days of the US Space program and origins of GPS (76)

August 17, 2019 Season 3 Episode 76
Cold War Conversations
The early days of the US Space program and origins of GPS (76)
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Cold War Conversations
The early days of the US Space program and origins of GPS (76)
Aug 17, 2019 Season 3 Episode 76
Ian Sanders & Richard Easton

Richard Easton is the co-author of GPS Declassified which examines the development of GPS or Sat Nav as some of us call it now, from its secret, Cold War military roots.

Roger Easton, Richard's father, assisted in laying the foundations for the GPS system.  However, Roger Easton worked also on the early US space program and Richard vividly describes his childhood when his father was working on the early US satellites.

Visit the show notes here for videos and more information.

Now before we start a special thanks to our select band of supporters who are helping us financially for the price of a cup of coffee a month to cover our increasing costs and keep us on the air. They are the proud owners of a CWC coaster-  this years must have household accessory! Click here for more information.

We welcome Richard Easton to Cold War Conversations.

Show Notes

Richard Easton is the co-author of GPS Declassified which examines the development of GPS or Sat Nav as some of us call it now, from its secret, Cold War military roots.

Roger Easton, Richard's father, assisted in laying the foundations for the GPS system.  However, Roger Easton worked also on the early US space program and Richard vividly describes his childhood when his father was working on the early US satellites.

Visit the show notes here for videos and more information.

Now before we start a special thanks to our select band of supporters who are helping us financially for the price of a cup of coffee a month to cover our increasing costs and keep us on the air. They are the proud owners of a CWC coaster-  this years must have household accessory! Click here for more information.

We welcome Richard Easton to Cold War Conversations.

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