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Monday, November 27, 2023
The EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey aims at collecting valuable feedback from current and potential users. Continuing from the combined survey model launched last year (EGNOS and Galileo), this multiple-choice survey only takes a few minutes to complete but your contribution can have a huge impact on the future…
Wednesday, November 15, 2023
Access the new issue of the EGNOS Bulletin and read unique success stories about the use of EGNOS in various domains. Our cover story is the successful case about the addition of new LPV-capable aircraft to the KLM fleet, The Netherlands flag carrier. In this issue, you can also read the success story of Lahti-Vesivehmaa Aerodrome, that has…
Monday, October 16, 2023
Trains, contribute only 1% of transport-related pollution, compared to 71% for cars and 12% for airplanes. They can make a valuable contribution to the fight against climate change and in achieving the Commission’s pledge of climate-neutrality in Europe by 2050. This, of course, requires informing and incentivising European…
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
The EGNOS geostationary satellite (GEO) ASTRA 5-B (GEO-2/PRN 123) has been introduced in the operational platform replacing satellite INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126), which has become part of the EGNOS TEST Platform broadcasting the TEST Signal-In-Space. With the successfully completion of the last scheduled GEO Swap, all swaps planned for the second and…
Thursday, August 03, 2023
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 14h August 2023, when the planned second GEO…
Monday, June 05, 2023
If you are an EGNOS user, please be informed of the temporal modifications expected in the EGNOS Space Segment from the 15th June 2023 to 4th September 2023. Due to planned activities required in the current operational EGNOS geostationary satellites (GEOs), the INMARSAT 4F2 (PRN 126) will be transmitting the EGNOS Operational signal, while the…
Monday, June 05, 2023
Launched onboard EUTELSAT’s Hotbird 13G satellite in November 2022 from Cape Canaveral, the EGNOS payload is ready to transmit the first EGNOS V3 test signals, as of Thursday, 1 June 2023. Placed in a geostationary orbit some 35,000 km away from the Earth, the payload underwent a rigorous testing phase before entering service. It is expected to…
Sunday, June 04, 2023
A famous frog once sang, ‘it’s not easy being green’. Clearly, he didn’t know about EU Space. “With the wealth of data, services and information that the EU Space Programme provides, ‘being green’ has become a whole lot easier,” says EUSPA Executive Director Rodrigo da Costa. As Europe prepares to celebrate EU Green Week from 3 – 11 June, let’s…
Tuesday, May 09, 2023
Today, the EU and its citizens celebrate the signing of the Schuman Declaration, the historic agreement that laid the foundation for a united Europe and planted the seeds to what would evolve into the European Union. A lot has been achieved in the seven decades since the declaration was signed on 9 May 1950. For example, we’ve established the…
Thursday, April 13, 2023
Yes, although you might not realise it, you use satellite navigation almost daily. Positioning data is a part of everyday life. Knowing when your parcel will be delivered, picking the fastest route to your meeting or simply withdrawing cash from an ATMATMAir Traffic Management or Asynchronous Transfer Mode. All these actions are…