Upgraded monitoring stations point way to better satnav-sharpening EGNOS24 May 2017 Upgrades to the monitoring stations underpinning Europe’s EGNOS satnav augmentation system will support its evolution.
Galileo’s search and rescue service in the spotlight06 April 2017
Galileo’s search and rescue service in the spotlight06 April 2017 Europe’s Galileo satnav network does more than let us find our way – it is also helping to save lives. Today sees a spotlight cast on Galileo’s Search and Rescue service, which pinpoints people in distress on land or sea.
UK Galileo advocate receives honour28 February 2017
UK Galileo advocate receives honour28 February 2017 A leading authority and advocate of Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system has been named as an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for services to science.
Northern exposure for satnav summer school08 February 2017
Northern exposure for satnav summer school08 February 2017 This year’s ESA–Joint Research Centre International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems will be held in Longyearbyen, Svalbard-Spitsbergen, Norway, on 4–15 September, close to the world's northernmost Galileo station.
Galileo clock anomalies under investigation19 January 2017
Galileo clock anomalies under investigation19 January 2017 As first reported last November, anomalies have been noted in the atomic clocks serving Europe’s Galileo satellites. Anomalies have occurred on five out of 18 Galileo satellites in orbit, although all satellites continue to operate well and the provi...
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.