Tech News Desk – GPS i.e. Global Positioning System, it is a satellite based radio navigation system, with the help of which we can know the time, weather, location etc. of other countries. Only with the help of GPS, we can access the location service in the smartphone. All of you must be using Google Map. If someone wants to share the location, go somewhere, tell his time zone, then GPS helps us in all these things. But do you know what it costs to run a GPS for a day? Means how much money is spent on its maintenance etc. in a day? If not, we’ll let you know.
it’s a day’s worth
The cost of one day of operating the GPS is over $2 million. That is, more than 16 crore rupees are spent every day on its maintenance. In this amount you can buy 5 Range Rover vehicles. On the other hand, talking about the annual expenditure, it is more than about 750 million dollars. GPS is owned by the United States government and operated by the United States Space Force. GPS is used in many fields like agriculture, defence, science etc. If you’re wondering who pays for GPS, in fact, US taxpayers pay for GPS every year. GPS is paid for solely from US tax revenue.
Twitter gets new CEO
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