News from ESA

  • 08 February 2017
    This year’s ESA–Joint Research Centre International Summer School on Global Navigation Satellite Systems will be held in Longyearbyen, Svalbard-Spitsbergen, Norway, on 4–15 September, close to the world's northernmost Galileo station.
  • 19 January 2017
    As first reported last November, anomalies have been noted in the atomic clocks serving Europe’s Galileo satellites. Anomalies have occurred on five out of 18 Galileo satellites in orbit, although all satellites continue to operate well and the provision of Galileo Initial Services has not been affected.
  • 17 January 2017
    Brad Parkinson, hailed as the father of GPS, has visited ESA’s technical heart to meet the team behind Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system.
  • 21 December 2016
    Last week’s start of Galileo’s initial services is a boon not just for people worldwide but also the scientific community. A precise yardstick is now freely available to study Earth and everything on it, along with the laws of physics.