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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. ...
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...
HEMS helicopter
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
The European Space Programmes are playing a key role in managing the COVID-19 pandemic and in particular in supporting emergency and medical operations in all weather, anytime, when they are most needed. We have talked to air ambulance and emergency operators using EGNOS about their experience and how EGNOS is helping them to take care...
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...
This year’s GNSS Raw Measurements Taskforce Workshop will be held online on May 28
Monday, April 27, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched two calls for papers ahead of its GNSS Raw Measurements Taskforce Workshop, to be held online on 28 May 2020. The first of these calls targets innovative work using raw measurements while the second is related to testing EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) corrections in smartphones. If you are...
Space technologies are a key asset in the fight for a greener, more sustainable planet.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Earth Day is celebrated around the world on April 22. Since its early days back in the seventies, Earth Day has striven to build the world’s largest environmental movement to drive transformative change for people and the planet. As an engine of this transformative change, space tech supports the goals of Earth Day by enabling innovative...
EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps. April 2020 - Version 04-03
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
The new version of the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps (v4.3) has been released and is now available at the EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmap section! The EGNOS Service Implementation Roadmaps provide a high-level overview of the expected evolution for the upcoming years on each of the EGNOS Services: Safety of Life...