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Wednesday, November 24, 2021
The EU Agency for the Space Programme, EUSPA, is gathering input from industry and academia to define new funding priorities in view of Horizon Europe. Building on the EGNSS R&I momentum gained through Horizon 2020, and to include Copernicus and GOVSATCOM, EUSPA launched today a survey to collect feedback from the...
You can now download the Safety Assessment Guidelines for the implementation of EGNOS-based instrument approaches to non-instrument runways located at aerodromes serving General Aviation.
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Small EU aerodromes and airfields used for recreational aviation can rely on EGNOS to become safer and more accessible. EUSPA, EASA, and the aviation industry joint effort yielded a second publication offering Safety Assessment Guidelines to General Aviation operators. General Aviation encompasses a wide range of aerial...
EGNOS Autumn 21’ Bulletin release
Monday, November 22, 2021
Access here the new EGNOS Bulletin Autumn’ 21 edition to read the latest success stories about the use of EGNOS in the different market segments. We will start presenting the use of EGNOS SIS in the German DGNSS radio beacon system. After that, we will discover how EGNOS supports sample plot position in the Italian National...
Jose Santa from the UPCT shows the prototype of the MECANO project
Thursday, November 11, 2021
Air pollution is an important risk factor and a trigger for cardiovascular diseases, which today remain the main cause of death in Europe. At the same time, it is necessary to involve citizens in the awareness of these risks and in the usage of greener technological initiatives that contribute to sustainable development in cities....
The contribution of space to green and safe flight operations was a key theme at WATM 2021.
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
World ATM Congress, the world’s largest international air traffic management (ATM) exhibition and conference, is always the place to be for EUSPA. Aviation experts and market development professionals were present to voice the importance of the EU Space Programme in aviation and its contribution to making the industry more sustainable....
Valtra tractor
Monday, October 25, 2021
Valtra is a Finnish company, from AgCo group, dedicated to the manufacture of tractors. This 2021 year, coinciding with the 70th anniversary, Valtra has presented new 5th generation products fully prepared to work in the smartest way, always keeping in mind the principle of maximum simplicity of use that characterizes the brand. The wide...
Forestry Carabinieri (Calabria field surveys crew)
Monday, October 11, 2021
Forest inventories aim at quantifying and describing the forest resources of a region or country. In particular, they contribute to biomass estimation and climate change mitigation. A field survey of the third Italian National Inventory of Forests and Forest Carbon Reservoirs (INFC2015) was carried out by the Carabinieri...
Aircraft landing
Wednesday, October 6, 2021
The EGNOS ground segment in Torrejon de Ardoz, Spain and Ciampino, Italy is currently undergoing an important upgrade to ensure further robustness and integrity of services to the users of Europe’s Satellite-Based-Augmentation System (SBAS). EGNOS, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, has been augmenting GPS...
EUSPA is currently developing a new EGNOS service dedicated to the maritime users, which will complement and serve as an alternative to the local DGNSS networks currently deployed along the European coasts.
Monday, October 4, 2021
Safety of life at sea and ocean protection have always been a top priority in the maritime sector. EUSPA is developing space services, tailored to the needs of this sector that generate tangible benefits to end users. Maritime transportation is the backbone of the worldwide economic growth, representing 80% of the global...
Webinar: Available LPV solutions for aircraft
Friday, September 17, 2021
The ESSP has published in the EGNOS User Support Website a tool to support aviation users identifying available LPV solutions. We know that equipping an aircraft with an LPV solution is not a simple task, not just because of the logistic and monetary implications, but also because it is key to understand the solutions available in the...