Galileo satellites fuelled and ready for launcher attachment28 August 2015 Europe’s latest Galileo satellites are fully fuelled, leaving them ready to be attached to their launcher upper stage in preparation for their 11 September launch.
Call For Media: Press briefing on launch of Galileo satellites 9/1028 August 2015 The next two satellites in Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will be launched together on 11 September, taking its orbital constellation a step closer to initial services. Media are invited to take part in an audio briefing on 10 September.
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...