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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...
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...
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...
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...