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EGNOS GEO-3 Payload
Friday, February 14, 2020
The GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), hosted aboard the EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite, has successfully entered into service. The satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, on 9 October last year. EUTELSAT 5 West B...
GSA HQ Team
Thursday, January 30, 2020
Carlo des Dorides took up his position as executive director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on February 1, 2011. In the nine years since then, the Galileo programme has progressed from a project on paper to an operational programme with over a billion users around the globe. As his term at the helm of the Agency draws to an end, the...
Friday, January 17, 2020
Many promising geomatics applications benefit from the European navigation programmes EGNOS and Galielo. Land, marine and mine surveying, infrastructure monitoring and mapping and GIS applications that require high precision GNSS are all enabled by both the EU satellite navigation systems. The European GNSS Agency (GSA), together with...
EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020
Friday, January 17, 2020
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite ASTRA 5-B (GEO-2/PRN 123), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space. This current Space Segment configuration will last until 20th February 2020, when the planned second...
What integrity concept for the rail sector based on EGNSS would enable rationalising the current rail signalling infrastructure?
Monday, January 13, 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for a planned call for a new service contract to assess the feasibility of an EGNSS-based safety service for the rail sector beyond 2022 which would enable the rationalisation of rail...
Eustream’s field operator measuring the location of a gas pipeline with a GNSS receiver.
Monday, January 13, 2020
Eustream is the operator of the high-pressure transmission system in the Slovak Republic whose main mission is the transmission of natural gas to Slovakia and through its territory to the European markets. The transmission capacity in the system is used by major European energy companies. Eustream’s transmission system represents an...
Imminent changes in the EGNOS Space Segment!!
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Still not aware of the upcoming temporal modifications in the EGNOS Space Segment starting the 9th January 2020? Please, check the Service Notice #22 to keep up to date! Official information detailing the schedule, swap process and outcomes after each event affecting the configuration of the operational EGNOS geostationary...
Tractor with an EGNOS-enabled guidance system from Teejet Technologies in action
Friday, December 13, 2019
Teejet Technologies products have been part of farming applications since the first crop protection products came onto the market in the 1940's, dating back the earliest use of electronics in agriculture. This experience in the fields of spraying, fertilizing, and seeding allows Teejet Technologies to provide quality products and...
Service Notice #22 published: EGNOS Space Segment changes in the first quarter of 2020!!
Thursday, December 5, 2019
If you are an EGNOS user, please be informed of the temporal modifications expected in the EGNOS Space Segment from the 9th January 2020 to 23rd March 2020. Due to planned activities required in the current operational EGNOS geostationary satellites (GEOs), the INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) will be transmitting the EGNOS Operational...
EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) have launched the 2019 edition of its EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey. This survey will provide a better understanding of the value of EGNOS to end users and help ensure that future evolutions of the system continue to meet users’ needs. Users...