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Thursday, March 02, 2023
Pesticides and fertilisers can be important tools in modern farming. When used correctly, fertilisers provide essential nutrients for crop growth, while pesticides can help protect those crops from harmful pests and diseases. The problem is that agriculture has become too dependent on both. Instead of being applied when and where they’re needed,…
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Access here the new edition of the EGNOS bulletin to read unique success stories about the use of EGNOS in different domains. Our cover article is an interview with Norsk Luftambulanse (the Norwegian Air Ambulance [NLA]). Lars Amdal, helicopter pilot at NLA, shares his view and experience on the use of EGNOS for rotorcraft procedures. This issue…
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
On 7 October 2022 at 7:32 UTC, an Inmarsat 4F2 geostationary satellite orbiting some 35.000 km above Earth began broadcasting EGNOS V242B test messages that will ultimately improve EGNOS performance and elevate the user experience. EGNOS, Europe’s regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS), is used to improve the…
Monday, October 24, 2022
The EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey is now open! This is your chance to tell us what you think about the programme and share your thoughts on how we can make the service even better. Our mission is to link space to user needs, but to do that, we need to hear from you. The EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey is your chance to tell us…
Sunday, October 23, 2022
The EGNOS status session was packed with useful content for EGNOS users, presented by experts from EUSPA and ESSP Interesting case studies of EGNOS implementation in the aviation, maritime, rail and agriculture sectors had a central part during the meeting. The EGNOS ecosystem is evolving significantly. EGNOS is entering a new era with the…
Tuesday, September 13, 2022
Version 2.3 of the Service Definition Document (SDD) for the EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) is now available. The new version of the Service Definition Document (SDD)  for the EGNOS Data Access Service (EDAS) has been just released. In this latest version, the SDD has been updated to reflect the service’s latest changes, including the inclusion…
Wednesday, September 07, 2022
The European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS) is Europe’s regional satellite-based augmentation system (SBAS). Used to improve the accuracy and reliability of GNSS positioning information, EGNOS is designed to provide safety of life navigation services to aviation, maritime and land-based users across the EU.
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Following two years of online only editions, EU Space Week – Europe’s premiere space event – is back. Happening 3 – 6 October, the 2022 edition will be held as a hybrid event, meaning you can join either online or physically in Prague, the heart of the EU Space Programme.  This not-to-be-missed event is set to bring together…
Monday, July 04, 2022
Access here the new edition of the EGNOS Summer’ 22 bulletin to read unique success stories about the use of EGNOS in different domains. Our first article reviews in depth how EGNOS has revolutionized the way we fly, creating greater access to small and regional airports, increasing safety and facilitating more sustainable…
Friday, June 10, 2022
The Laboratory of Robotics and IoT for Smart Precision Agriculture and Forestry uses EGNOS in robots to improve positioning. EGNOS is used in Variable Rate Technologies, such as spraying and fertilisation tasks. The accuracy provided by EGNOS helps reduce the overdosage of fertilisers or phytochemicals-based products and contributes to a more…