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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...
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...
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...
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...
EGNOS GEO satellite
Thursday, May 28, 2020
EGNOS, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service, has been augmenting the GPS signal and providing services to users in Europe since its initial operations back in June 2005. About to celebrate its 15th anniversary, the system is going from strength to strength, with its coverage area set to expand and work towards the next...
Europe flag. #EUSolidarity #StrongerTogether
Friday, May 8, 2020
As the European Union celebrates Europe Day on May 9, we take a look at how the EU space programmes, themselves a result of European cooperation, are helping the European Union achieve concrete goals of a more united and prosperous Europe. Europe Day 2020 marks the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Schuman Declaration...