How many GPS satellites are there?
There are 30 fully-functional global positioning system (GPS) satellites that are in orbit around Earth as of March 23, 2010. This is according to GPS Sattelite Health Information published by the Analytical Graphics Inc. Developer Network. In addition to the 30 there is 1 functioning but ‘Ëœunhealthy’â„¢ GPS satellite in orbit, placing the total at 31.