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The reason why GPS is free

Did you know that the satellites we use to power the Global Positioning System cost over $12 billion to build and launch? The U.S. government originally developed it for the military but now people all over the world use it. But why aren’t we charged to use it? Watch to learn how this complicated system works and why it’s free to the public.

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