Galileo: it’s all about the time03 July 2014
Galileo: it’s all about the time03 July 2014 Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system – the combination of satellites in space and stations on the ground – forms a planetary scale timepiece. Current testing shows it keeping very good time indeed – around 10 billionths of a second on average....
Pioneer Galileo navigation fixes recognised by ESA 23 June 2014
Pioneer Galileo navigation fixes recognised by ESA 23 June 2014 Billions of satnav position fixes are performed daily, but determining your place in the world using Europe’s Galileo system is quite new. So ESA offered to issue certificates for the very first 50 Galileo fixes – provoking responses from across the w...
Apprentices sought for satnav summer school21 May 2014
Apprentices sought for satnav summer school21 May 2014 Students still have time to join the ESA International Summer School on GNSS, taking place in the Czech Republic this July. The 10-day course will cover all aspects of satellite navigation, up to and including the creation of a satnav-based business.
Next Galileo satellites arrive at Europe’s Spaceport07 May 2014 Europe’s two latest Galileo navigation satellites touched down today at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, ready for their joint launch this summer.
Latest Galileo satellite arrives at ESA’s test centre30 April 2014 Europe’s latest Galileo navigation satellite has arrived at the Agency’s technical centre in the Netherlands for testing, as the previous two satellites are prepared for shipping to French Guiana for launch this summer.
Galileo: following the trail of the dragon-ships24 April 2014
Galileo: following the trail of the dragon-ships24 April 2014 Results are being processed from the first Galileo maritime trials outside of mainland Europe. The long-range, high-latitude testing spanned the North Sea, following the same historical sailing route that Viking dragon-ships used 1200 years ago.