Radio astronomers focus on ionosphere for sharper satellite navigation13 April 2018 Radio astronomers and satellite navigation engineers are focusing their attention on the same point of the sky, looking into methods of improving both satnav accuracy and radio astronomy.
Navigate through satnav with the ESA–JRC Summer School06 April 2018 This year’s ESA–Joint Research Centre International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems is taking place in July, in the spa resort of Loipersdorf, Austria. The 10-day course will cover all aspects of satellite navigation, up to and i...
World of Galileo28 March 2018
World of Galileo28 March 2018 Galileo’s initial services have been running for more than 15 months now: signals from the satellites in space are routinely serving users all across the world. The functioning of Galileo is dependent on a global network of ground stations, its curren...
European industry has its say on Galileo’s post-2020 future29 January 2018
European industry has its say on Galileo’s post-2020 future29 January 2018 With Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system is only one launch away from full global coverage, representatives of European industry gathered at ESA’s centre in the Netherlands to discuss the transition towards the future Galileo Second Gen...
New technology version of EGNOS will harness Galileo for aviation 26 January 2018 The next generation of Europe’s satellite navigation overlay service, EGNOS, will combine use of GPS and Galileo signals to improve accuracy and robustness of navigation for air traffic and other uses where lives are at stake.
Galileo launch brings navigation network close to completion12 December 2017
Galileo launch brings navigation network close to completion12 December 2017 Europe has four more Galileo navigation satellites in the sky following their launch on an Ariane 5 rocket. After today’s success, only one more launch remains before the Galileo constellation is complete and delivering global coverage.