ESA trainees compete in inaugural Galileo app contest 15 June 2018 ESA challenged its young graduate and national trainees to develop a smartphone app to perform satnav fixes using only Galileo satellites. Three teams developed apps in their spare time, presenting their results to a jury of experts from ESA, the Euro...
Next two Galileos plus launcher at Europe’s Spaceport for July launch05 June 2018 Galileo satellites 25 and 26 have landed at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, joining their two predecessors ahead of their 25 July launch by Ariane 5.
United Nations satnav specialists tour ESA’s technical heart28 May 2018 Members of the United Nations technical group supporting global cooperation in satellite navigation toured ESA’s technical centre in the Netherlands, to see key facilities used to develop Europe’s Galileo system.
Satellite pair arrive for Galileo’s next rumble in the jungle09 May 2018 The next two satellites in Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system have arrived at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, ahead of their planned launch from the jungle space base in July.
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...