Orbital Sciences chooses GPS receivers from RUAG Space for ICESat-2 Earth-observation satellite

DULLES, Va., 26 Aug. 2012. Satellite designers at Orbital Sciences Corp. in Dulles, Va., needed Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers for the Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) spacecraft, which is scheduled for launch in 2016. They found their solution from RUAG Space AB in Vienna, Austria.

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