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The full GNSS User Technology Report 2020 is available for download
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has just released its latest GNSS User Technology Report, providing a comprehensive analysis of latest GNSS trends and developments. With four Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) available and more than 100 satellites in operation broadcasting multiple frequencies, the GNSS industry is shifting...
Vessel in Port of Seville
Monday, October 19, 2020
Located on the lower reaches of the Guadalquivir River, in the city of Seville, this commercial river port is the only one in Spain with these characteristics. With an access channel of more than 80 kilometres and a modern lock, the port allows the entrance of big merchant vessels and cruises. The largest vessels allowed so far have been...
Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency
Monday, October 19, 2020
On 16 October 2020, Rodrigo da Costa took up his duties as Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA), soon to become the EU Space Programme Agency. He was elected by the GSA Administrative Board on 15 September 2020 and met with the ITRE Committee of the European Parliament on 12 October 2020. Mr. da Costa, a...
European parliament in Brussels
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
On 12th October 2020, the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy (ITRE), held an exchange of views with Rodrigo da Costa, Executive Director-elect of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on the role of the GSA and his vision for the future of the Agency. “I understand well the deep commitment of the...
EGNOS continues its expansion into European airports towards all RNP approaches in 2024
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Although the outbreak of the Global Health crisis has slowed down or halted projects in all sectors, the process of signing EGNOS Working Agreements (EWAs) in many European airports has continued as planned. In the last five months, 4 new European organizations have settled EGNOS Working Agreements as a first step towards implementing...
The Hydrographic Service of the Maritime Administration of Latvia
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
The Latvian Hydrographic Service is part of the Maritime Administration of Latvia which was established in 1994 as a non-profit organization. This Maritime Administration, supervised by the Ministry of Transport, performs functions in accordance with the Maritime Administration and Maritime Safety Law and is also composed of Latvian Ship...
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...