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Don’t Blame It On GPS!

By Hatti Hamlin

How often have you heard someone complain that “GPS got us totally lost”? 2016 Marconi Fellow Brad Parkinson, widely considered the “father of GPS”, has news for you.  “GPS is not to blame! It doesn’t tell you where to go; it just tells you where you are,” says the Stanford Emeritus Professor of Astronautics and Aeronautics.  Prof. Parkinson explains what the real problem is in this video: