Solutions from Space: Faster, Safer, Greener Commercial Aviation

02/01/2010

Space systems and technology offer a wide variety of benefits to the aviation community, ranging from improved navigation to in-flight entertainment. As the U.S. air traffic management system is modernized, airline passengers should experience fewer delays and safer flights due to satellite positioning, navigation, and timing. New air traffic control procedures will also help to reduce the environmental impact of aviation by enabling aircraft to operate more efficiently.