Session E6: GPS Modernization, Space-Based PNT Services, and Constellation Status


Date: Tuesday, June 4, 2024
Time: 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Session Chairs:
Dr. Pamela Neal
The Aerospace Corporation
Nina Faustino
The MITRE Corporation

10:50 a.m. Global Positioning System (GPS) Early Use of Military Code (EUMC): Ethan "Auto" Mattox, HQ SpOC S33 Information Mobility; Joe Gambrell, Hector Bayron, Michael Orr, HQ SpOC S3P, PNT Mission Area Team
11:10 a.m. On-Orbit Flex Power Test Results: David Robinson, SSC/GCEV; Gary Okerson, Jeffry Ross, Mark Sroka, Evan Lewis, The MITRE Corporation; Craig O'Grady, SAIC; Roger Welte, Matthew Ressler, Theresa Keeler, Eric Lavelle, SRI; Avram Tetewsky, Norman Vaughn, Christopher O'Brien, John Johnson, Jan Anszperger, Christopher McDowell, Draper; Daniel Stevenson, Wagner Mogga, SSC/CGEV
11:30 a.m. GPS Ground Antenna Architectures for Resilience and Increased Constellation Size: Roger Knobbe, Deb Babbitt, and Tom Powell, The Aerospace Corporation
11:50 a.m. Characterization and Modeling of GPS III RAFS Phase Steps: Travis Driskell, John Janis, Nicholas Quackenbush, Julia Spillane, Andrew Baker, L3Harris
1. Maintaining User Accuracy Through Flex Power Transitions: Gary Okerson, Jeffry Ross, The MITRE Corporation; Avram Tetewsky, Draper; Craig O'Grady, SAIC; Roger Welte, SRI
2. GPS IIIF Military Space Service Volume (MSSV) Enhancement: Erik Lier, Chuck Frey, Mark Crews, Lockheed Martin Space; David J. Goldstein, The Aerospace Corporation

12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m., Attendee Lunch Served in the Exhibit Hall (First Floor)