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The Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN) is a learned society with charitable status. Formed in 1947, its aims have always been threefold: To unite all those with a professional or personal interest in any aspect of navigation in one unique body; To further the development of navigation in every sphere; And to increase public awareness of the art and science of navigation.
Annual General Meeting18 Jul 2013 14:30 - 16:00The AGM of the Royal Institute of Navigation is being held at the Royal Geographical Society.We are saddened to announce that following an operation, the Institute's patron, HRH The Duke of Edinburgh will no longer be attending the AGM to present the awards. We wish His Royal Highness a full and speedy recovery, and hope to see him at a future AGM.
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An excellent short guide to the the phenomena and potential impacts of space weather on navigation and comms is available.
More Good Navigation News in the Honours
Two RIN stalwarts have been recognised in this year's Birthday Honours List.
Knighthood for a navigator
Blackadder's navigator, Baldrick, has received a knighthood in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
New satellite joins GPS
The USAF has accepted control authority of the 4th GPS Block IIF satellite.
EGR Taylor Lecture
Adventures with Instruments: science and seafaring in the precarious career of Christopher Middleton.
History of Navigation Conference 2014
Ideas in movement: the role of conflict and commerce in the history of navigation