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EUROPEAN SPACE WEEK ONLINE EDITION 7-11 December 2020 Save the date
Thursday, September 24, 2020
The top EU Space Conference will be on your screens from 7th to 11th December 2020. Held under the auspices of the German Presidency of the European Union, EU Space Week 2020 will be packed full of exciting events ranging from plenary sessions, keynotes, discussions and conference sessions, competition awards ceremonies, and much more....
What integrity concept to develop for demanding and innovative applications using EGNOS and Galileo
Monday, September 21, 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for a service contract to address how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNSS) could be beneficial for innovative demanding applications. The new service contract shall assess the feasibility of an...
Railways and train during night with railways signaling
Monday, September 21, 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence, Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has awarded two new H2020 mission evolution studies to assess the feasibility of an EGNSS-based safety service for the rail sector beyond 2022, which would enable to rationalise the rail signalling infrastructure. The European Commission’s Directorate-...
GPS Block III: a new generation of GPS satellites now included in the EGNOS solution
Friday, August 21, 2020
The new EGNOS configuration includes the GPS Block III new satellites since the 27th of July 2020. Advances in technology and user demands have led to the modernization of the GPS constellation with the new capability-improved GPS Block III satellites. The US, as owner of the system, recently replaced two Block II satellites...
Runway Park event group photo
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
The European GNSS Agency and its crew touched down on the runway of the Vaclav Havel Airport in Prague to highlight the benefits of the EU Space Programme in the Czech Republic. GSA’s crew took part to the Runway Park 2020, an event gathering aviation enthusiasts, plane spotters and families, held at the old runway of Prague’...
Top view of three different rulers
Friday, August 7, 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence, Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) for a planned call to address how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNSS) could be beneficial for autonomous transportation. The new service contract shall assess the feasibility of an integrity...
Geomatics banner
Thursday, August 6, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), in collaboration with the Council of European Geodetic Surveyors (CLGE), has launched the Geomatics on the Move 2020 competition with the aim of fostering the use of EU satellite programmes Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus among students, young professionals, entrepreneurs and small and mid-sized businesses (...
EGNOS BULLETIN Issue 33, Summer'20 Edition
Tuesday, August 4, 2020
The EGNOS Summer Bulletin edition is now available with the latest and most interesting contributions on the implementation of EGNOS in different sectors such as aviation, agriculture, geomatics and maritime, as well as the presentation of notable success stories from companies such as Anaptixi, VistaJet, GZC and SMATSA on how they have...
Survey ship of the Polish Navy (ORP Heweliusz) and its hydrographic room
Monday, July 27, 2020
The Hydrographic Office of the Polish Navy (HOPN) began its operations in 1920 and is currently in charge of the national maritime hydrographic services, including the maintenance of the national hydrographic database, production and updating of navigational charts and promulgation of navigational warnings. Surveys supervised...
Under what conditions would it be beneficial to implement an EGNOS service for payment and liability-critical road applications in 2025-2035?
Thursday, July 23, 2020
The European Commission, with the support of the GSA, has launched a new project using EGNOS, the European satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS), with the aim of developing a tailored integrity concept for payment and liability critical applications in the road sector such as road tolling or pay-as-you-drive insurance in the 2025-...