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New version of the OSNMA Receiver Guidelines is released
16 Nov 2022

The new version of the OSNMA Receiver Guidelines for the Test Phase…

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25 Oct 2022

The Galileo Open Service (OS) and the Enhanced Search and Rescue (SAR)/…

We want to hear from end users like you: the EGNOS and Galileo Survey is now open
24 Oct 2022

Our mission is to link space to user needs, but to do that, we need to…

Navigation at Ministerial Council 2022

The ESA Council at Ministerial level, CM22, is a time for critical decisions. In November 2022, ESA’s Member States, Associate States and Cooperating States will come together to strengthen Europe’s space sector and ensure it continues to serve European citizens.

Mapping planet Earth for better positioning ESA's GENESIS mission

ESA’s Navigation Directorate is planning a new satellite whose results will enable the generation of an updated global model of Earth – the International Terrestrial Reference Frame, employed for everything from land surveying to measuring sea level rise – with an accuracy down to 1 mm, while tracking ground motion of just 0.1 mm per year. This improvement, at a stroke, will have a major impact in multiple navigation and Earth science applications, including enhancing the precision of the Galileo navigation system.

Invent tomorrow's driving NAVISP

The way we drive is evolving rapidly, trending towards progressively more automated vehicles and smarter road infrastructure. ESA’s NAVISP programme, in cooperation with new partner ERTICO-ITS, the organisation for intelligent transport systems in Europe, invites ideas from European industry, institutions and research institutes to support this trend through the provision of ‘positioning, navigation and timing’ (PNT) information to let vehicles know exactly where and when they are as they drive.