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IALA Workshop attendees
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
The International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA) in association with the Northern Lighthouse Board organised a Workshop on the Future of Marine Radiobeacon DGPS/DGNSS, which was held in Edinburgh during the last week of January. The IALA DGNSS beacon system was developed in the 90s, being deployed...
Second GEO Swap successfully completed!
Friday, February 28, 2020
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) ASTRA 5-B (GEO-2/PRN 123) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite ASTRA SES-5 (GEO-1/PRN 136), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space. This current Space Segment configuration will last until 16th March 2020, when the planned third...
Large vessel
Thursday, February 27, 2020
The European GNSS Agency’s (GSA) has recently launched a call for proposals under its Fundamental Elements funding mechanism targeting the development of a shipborne dual-frequency multi-constellation (DFMC) receiver that leverages the differentiators of European GNSS (EGNOS and Galileo). The call for proposals is split into...
Webinar on: EGNSS for Geomatics
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The European GNSS Agency (GSA), together with Geospatial World, organised on January 23rd, 2020 a free webinar under the title “EGNSS for Geomatics”, where the audience could learn about everything that the EU satellite navigation systems (EGNSS) have to offer for this user community. GNSS is one of the key technologies in this context along...
European Space Week 2019 hall
Monday, February 24, 2020
As one of the three European Space Programs, EGNOS had a prominent role at the European Space Week event that took place in December 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. Being a key conference in the space sector, the Paasitorni congress centre gathered business, policy-makers, international experts and the space user community on a...
EGNSS4CAP Workshop at the 25th MARS Conference. Credits: Cultiva Decisiones
Thursday, February 20, 2020
EGNSS4CAP mobile phone application was officially presented by the GSA at the 25th MARS Conference, which took place on 26-28 November 2019 in Prague (Czech Republic). EGNSS4CAP is an Android app that digitises procedures for farmers in the European Union to satisfy their reporting requirements under the current and post-2020 Common Agricultural...
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...