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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...
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...
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...
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’...
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...
Vilnius Airport is the first of 3 airports in the country to upgrade to EGNOS by the end of the year
Thursday, July 23, 2020
EGNOS procedures were launched at Vilnius Airport in Lithuania on 18th June 2020 as part of the EGNOS Lithuania project. Funded under the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) Aviation Grant Programme, EGNOS Lithuania aims to implement 5 LPV approach procedures at the three biggest airports in Lithuania: Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. ...