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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...
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...
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...
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...
Teams should submit their initial ideas by 31 August 2020.
Monday, July 20, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), the operational agency of the European Commission for Galileo and EGNOS, is launching its MyGalileoDrone competition on July 17. This contest is targeting the design and development of drone-based applications or services, using a Galileo/EGNOS-enabled receiver, that address the EU’s key priorities such as...
View from the cerealist's tractor
Monday, June 29, 2020
EGNOS, Europe's regional satellite navigation system, is at the heart of precision agriculture. With 97% of new tractors in Europe being equipped with EGNOS, EU agriculturists can lower farming associated costs while minimizing their environmental footprint. We met a user! Take the opportunity to discover how EGNOS supports...
Smart agriculture irrigation equipment using a Proxima Systems’ EGNOS-enabled controller.
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) are nowadays the key positioning technology in the smart irrigation sector, having replaced former methods of estimating position information, which were based on mechanical switches, resolvers and encoders. Farmers currently employ GNSS-based control systems for both linear irrigation machines...
The combination of EGNSS with Earth observation can deliver significant benefits to the agricultural sector.
Friday, June 12, 2020
GNSS and Earth observation experts came together at a webinar organised by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on 26 May to discuss how combining Galileo and EGNOS navigation and positioning tools with the data and services offered by EU Earth observation programme Copernicus can be used to improve food security and make agriculture in...
Synergies between GNSS and Earth observation can help tackle many of the challenges that Europe faces.
Friday, June 12, 2020
By reinforcing synergies with other space technologies and working with all the Member States, while creating a favourable ecosystem, the impact of the space sector on economic growth in Europe will largely expand and create more jobs, according to European GNSS Agency (GSA) Acting Executive Director Pascal Claudel. The 2nd...