News from ESA

  • 29 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 Generation.
  • 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.
  • 13 December 2017
    Rewatch the liftoff of Galileo satellites 19–22 by Ariane 5 from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on 12 December
  • 12 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.