Next two Galileo satellites reach Europe’s Spaceport27 July 2015 Europe’s ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have crossed the Atlantic, touching down in French Guiana ahead of their joint launch this September.
EGNOS expands: aircraft use of precision satnav increasing25 June 2015 Reliable precision satnav for aircraft is already a reality in European skies, thanks to the ESA-designed EGNOS service. France’s Toulouse-Blagnac Airport recently hosted a dedicated EGNOS Day, demonstrating the service in action, both on the ground a...
Four Galileos together in ESA test centre10 June 2015
Four Galileos together in ESA test centre10 June 2015 Europe’s latest Galileo was unboxed at ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands last month, bringing the total number of satellites at the site to four.
New Airbus A350 comes EGNOS-capable18 May 2015
New Airbus A350 comes EGNOS-capable18 May 2015 The ESA-developed EGNOS system for sharpening the accuracy of satnav across Europe has been adopted by a growing number of airports to enable satellite-guided landing approaches. The new Airbus A350 airliner, currently entering service, comes fitted w...
Global satnav augmentation systems settle on common channels post-202007 May 2015 The next decade’s aircraft pilots will be able to rely on enhanced, reliable satellite navigation signals on a seamless basis across much of the world, thanks to decisions made at the latest gathering of worldwide satnav augmentation system providers...
Apprentices sought for ESA’s satnav summer school 28 April 2015
Apprentices sought for ESA’s satnav summer school 28 April 2015 Students still have time to join the ESA International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems, which will take place in Barcelona, Spain, at the end of August.