Father of GPS meets Europe’s Galileo team17 January 2017
Father of GPS meets Europe’s Galileo team17 January 2017 Brad Parkinson, hailed as the father of GPS, has visited ESA’s technical heart to meet the team behind Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system.
Galileo: a new tool for science21 December 2016
Galileo: a new tool for science21 December 2016 Last week’s start of Galileo’s initial services is a boon not just for people worldwide but also the scientific community. A precise yardstick is now freely available to study Earth and everything on it, along with the laws of physics.
Galileo begins serving the globe15 December 2016
Galileo begins serving the globe15 December 2016 Europe’s own Galileo satellite navigation system has begun operating, with the satellites in space delivering positioning, navigation and timing information to users around the globe.
New Galileos join Europe’s satnav constellation08 December 2016
New Galileos join Europe’s satnav constellation08 December 2016 Galileo satellites 13 and 14 have begun transmitting navigation signals as fully operational members of Europe’s satnav constellation.
Green light for ESA’s advanced satnav technology and innovation programme05 December 2016 With Europe’s Galileo satnav constellation soon to provide initial services, ESA is looking further ahead: its next-stage navigation research programme received strong backing during last week’s Council at Ministerial level.
EGNOS team receive prestigious award 02 December 2016
EGNOS team receive prestigious award 02 December 2016 The multi-agency team behind the ESA-designed EGNOS augmentation system – making it possible for European aircraft to safely rely on satnav signals – has received a prestigious award from France’s national aerospace academy.