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HORIZON 2020
Monday, May 17, 2021
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has awarded two new H2020 mission evolution studies to assess how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNSS) could be beneficial for innovative and demanding autonomous applications. The new service contract shall assess the feasibility of an...
EUSPA (European Union Agency for the Space Programme) logo
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
The European Union Agency for the Space Programme, EUSPA, is launched today marking the start of a new era for EU Space. Building on the legacy of the European GNSS Agency, EUSPA will take on more responsibilities to create even more opportunities from Space for EU citizens and its economy. The adoption of the Regulation...
EGNOS LPV approach procedures continue to grow in Europe: Jetfly case
Thursday, May 6, 2021
From 2017 to the present, the number of EGNOS LPV procedures published at European aerodromes has grown by 85%, and will continue to increase in the coming years as the different stages in the so called PBN implementing rule are accomplished. The business aviation industry, which has always been pioneering in the implementation of...
New Safety of Life SDD v3.3 Release
Tuesday, May 4, 2021
The new version of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Safety of Life service (SoL) is published! The EGNOS SoL service supports safety-critical operations in the aviation domain such as Approaches with Vertical Guidance (APV-I) and Category I precision approaches. In this version, the SoL service region actively pursued by...
CALL FOR PROPOSALS "Acceleration of EGNOS Adoption in Transport"
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
The deadline for submissions is extended until 20 August 2021. The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has launched a new Call for Proposals for the “Acceleration of EGNOS Adoption in Transport”. The objective of the Call is to foster EGNOS uptake in the European aviation, maritime, inland waterways and railway sectors. The deadline for...
EGNOS Service Status Session 2020
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
The EGNOS SERVICE STATUS SESSION 2020 celebrated within the online edition of the EUROPEAN SPACE WEEK 2020 focused on specific segments where the EGNOS market expansion is remarkable. This 2 hour session included information on the status and roadmap of the EGNOS Programme, the evolution of its expansion and...
EGNOS Spring 21’ Bulletin edition
Tuesday, March 30, 2021
The EGNOS bulletin Spring’21 edition is now available including information to access the presentations and videos shown during the EGNOS Session held within the EUROPEAN SPACE WEEK 2020 as well as a brief summary of each UCP (User Consultation Platforms) by market segment. This issue brings you the latest and most...
EGNOS Safety of Life: Serving aviation for 10 years
Wednesday, March 17, 2021
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) Safety of Life (SoL) Service is celebrating its 10th Anniversary. Since it was declared operational in March 2011, the EGNOS SoL Service has been supporting civil aviation by enabling approaches down to LPV (Localiser Performance with Vertical guidance) minima at airports...
EGNOS contribution to INFOMAR surveys
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
INFOMAR is Ireland's national marine mapping programme, a funded joint programme by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communication between the Geological Survey Ireland and the Marine Institute, whose objective is to map the physical, chemical and biological features of Ireland’s seabed....
The signing of the contract will kick off 2-years of service preparation. © Copyright Eutelsat-Toys Films
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has selected Eutelsat Communications for the development, integration and operation of its next-generation EGNOS GEO-4 service. The contract agreed between Eutelsat and GSA covers 15 years of service provision and represents a total value of EUR 100 million. The contract signed between the GSA...