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Stay updated on Galileo’s status with timely notifications

18 May 2022
The Galileo programme offers electronic notifications for users about changes in the system status. Following the update of the Open Service SDD, issue 1.2,  and system performance improvements, Galileo users now benefit from more timely notification send-outs.

Galileo High Accuracy Service Signal in Space Interface Control Document officially published

11 May 2022
Galileo High Accuracy Service gets one step closer to the launch of initial services.  

Another step for EU’s positioning system: Nikolina joins the Galileo family!

05 May 2022
After a challenging Launch and Early Orbit Phase (LEOP) and Testing campaign during the pandemic times, Galileo satellite “Nikolina” (GSAT0223) is entering service provision as of today. The satellite will reinforce the performance and robustness of the EU’s satellite-based positioning system. Nikolina joins the Galileo family

Galileo helps map out safer cycling routes in the Netherlands

28 April 2022
An initiative in the Netherlands leverages Galileo’s enhanced accuracy and positioning to conduct a comprehensive safety assessment of local bicycle paths. The Dutch love their bikes. In fact, according to a European Commission report on quality transportation, 36% of Dutch people say biking is their preferred method for getting around.

Galileo in agriculture autonomous machinery: a success story by Agreenculture

16 March 2022
The introduction of Galileo signal in Realtime Kinematics solutions provides important benefits and opportunities for autonomous machinery in the agriculture environment, improving the accuracy of the final solutions and enhancing the overall functionality of the assets.  French company Agreenculture has integrated Galileo as part of their autonomous agricultural robotic solution, to improve the computed trajectories and optimize the resources needed in the agriculture cycle.

Galileo Performance Reports of Q4-2021 available for download!

11 March 2022
The Galileo Open Service (OS) and the Enhanced Search and Rescue (SAR)/Galileo Service Performance Reports of the fourth quarter of 2021 (covering October, November, and December 2021) are available at the Electronic Library of the European GNSS Service Centre web portal.

The Galileo Reference Centre evolves to support the constellation’s growing needs

21 February 2022
The EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) publishes procurement on “GRC Infrastructure evolution, nominal operations support, and maintenance”. To encourage the widest participation possible, the Agency is organizing an industry day to present the details of the call on 10 March 2022 at 10.00 CET

Galileo Service Operator: a vital link between space and user needs

17 February 2022
With a robust and secure ground and space segment, EUSPA ensures that Galileo’s 2.5 billion users benefit from the world’s most precise positioning system 27 and 29 January 2022 marked an important milestone in the life of Galileo GSAT0223 and GSAT0224 launched on 5 December 2021.

The European 112-emergency number to reach new heights thanks to Galileo

14 February 2022
As of March 17, 2022, all smartphones sold in the European Union should be leveraging Galileo signals, in addition to other Global Navigation Satellite Systems. The addition of the EU positioning system to enhance the 112-calls location will result in faster response times and consequently, more lives saved.
The present European GNSS (Galileo) Open Service Signal-In-Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD) Issue 2.0 contains the publicly available information on the Galileo Signal-In-Space.

EUSPA launches testing campaign for INAV improvements implementation

09 February 2022
The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) is launching a testing campaign for INAV improvements implementation and hereby invites external stakeholders to express their interest in participating in such testing campaign.