Session B1: PANEL: Status of GPS, Galileo, BDS, QZSS, KPS, and NavIC


Date: Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
In-Person presenters in this session may provide pre-recorded presentations for viewing by registered attendees.

Session Chairs

Dr. Chris Hegarty
The MITRE Corporation

Dr. José Ángel Ávila Rodríguez
European Space Agency

Track Chair

Dr. Daniele Borio
European Commission, JRC

This panel session provides an update on the world’s satellite-based navigation systems. A representative for each system will provide a system overview, summarize current or planned characteristics and performance, report recent programmatic events, update schedule and plans, and summarize ongoing interactions with other service providers. Questions from the audience are encouraged.

Panel Members:

  1. GPS Enterprise Modernization and United States Space Systems Command Realignment: Mr. Cordell ‘Del’ DeLaPena Jr., Program Executive Officer for Military Communications & Positioning, Navigation and Timing Division, Space Systems Command, U.S. Space Force
  2. Galileo Status Update: Mr. Eric Châtre, Head of EU GNSS Exploitation and Evolution, European Commission, Belgium; Mr. Javier Benedicto Ruiz, Director of Navigation, European Space Agency
  3. Development of the BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS): Gucang Chen, Deputy Director, China Satellite Navigation Office, China
  4. Update of QZSS: Mr. Satoshi Kogure, Senior Chief Officer of Satellite Navigation Technology, and Director of Satellite Navigation Unit, Space Technology Directorate I, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
  5. KPS Status Update: Mr. Taegyu Kim, Head of Team, Satellite Navigation Development Strategy Team, Ministry of Science and ICT
  6. NavIC Status Update: Dr. P. S. Sura, Programme Director, Satellite Navigation Programme, U.R. Rao Satellite Centre, Indian Space Research Organization, Department of Space

Buffet Lunch in Exhibit Hall, 12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m., • Free Time in Exhibit Hall, 1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.