How each Galileo satellite is tested ahead of launch31 July 2017 Each Galileo satellite must go through a rigorous test campaign to assure its readiness for the violence of launch, airlessness and temperature extremes of Earth orbit.
Handover for team who put Galileo users on notice18 July 2017 After four years of work, the ESA team tasked with keeping the world informed on the status of the Galileo satellite navigation system has formally passed on its responsibility to a European Union agency.
Another eight Galileo satellites for Europe22 June 2017
Another eight Galileo satellites for Europe22 June 2017 Europe’s Galileo navigation constellation will gain an additional eight satellites, bringing it to completion, thanks to a contract signed today at the Paris Air and Space Show.
Galileo signal team wins European Inventor Award16 June 2017
Galileo signal team wins European Inventor Award16 June 2017 The invisible signals that Europe’s Galileo satellites are beaming down to the world are officially award-winning: the team behind their design has won the European Inventor Award, run by the European Patent Office.
Learn how ESA is seeking out competitive innovation in navigation: join us at Le Bourget 13 June 2017 ESA is seeking ideas for innovative future navigation concepts and products from European industry and academia – join us at the ESA pavilion at the Paris Air & Space Show on 19–20 June to talk with the team overseeing the new programme seeking to...
Galileo grows: two more satellites join working constellation08 June 2017 Two further satellites have formally become part of Europe’s Galileo satnav system, broadcasting timing and navigation signals worldwide while also picking up distress calls across the planet.