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Galileo performance assessment

Galileo performance assessment

31 January 2020
The Galileo performance is reported in the Galileo Initial Services – Open Service – Quarterly Performance Report, where several key performance indicators are analysed according to criteria (Minimum Performance Levels, MPLs) defined in the Galileo Service Definition document (SDD), published in the Eur
‘I am a true believer in the European project’ - Carlo des Dorides talks about his time at GSA

‘I am a true believer in the European project’ - Carlo des Dorides talks about his time at GSA

30 January 2020
Carlo des Dorides took up his position as executive director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) on February 1, 2011. In the nine years since then, the Galileo programme has progressed from a project on paper to an operational programme with over a billion users around the globe. As his term at the helm of the Agency draws to an end, the GSA executive director looks back at the successes and challenges of the past nine years and speaks about his hopes for the future.
Updated SAR/Galileo Service Definition Document now available

Updated SAR/Galileo Service Definition Document now available

27 January 2020
The SAR/Galileo Service Definition Document (SDD) was updated on 21 January after the Galileo Return Link Service (RLS) was declared operational at the 12th European Space Conference. The latest version can be found on the GSC webpage.
The webinar will cover everything EGNSS has to offer for geomatics.

Want to know more about EGNSS for geomatics?

22 January 2020
Many promising geomatics applications benefit from the European navigation programmes Galileo and EGNOS. Land, marine and mine surveying, infrastructure monitoring and mapping and GIS applications that require high precision GNSS are all enabled by both the EU satellite navigation systems. The European GNSS Agency (GSA), together with Geospatial Media, invites you to participate in a free webinar - EGNSS for Geomatics – where you can learn about everything that EGNSS has to offer for geomatics.
The Galileo Return Link Service will increase survival rates by giving an important psychological boost to people in distress.

Galileo Return Link Service presented at European Space Conference

21 January 2020
The Galileo Return Link Service, which allows people in distress to receive automatic acknowledgement that their signal has been received, was declared operational at the 12th European Space Conference, in the Egmont Palace in Brussels on January 21.
What integrity concept for the rail sector based on EGNSS would enable rationalising the current rail signalling infrastructure?

ITT: EGNSS-based rail safety service analysis

06 January 2020
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) has issued an Invitation To Tender (ITT) for a planned call for a new service contract to assess the feasibility of an EGNSS-based safety service for the rail sector beyond 2022 which would enable the rationalisation of rail signalling infrastructure.
Global ionospheric map calculated with NeQuick G for the 18 09 2019 at 07 UT (DOY 261, 2019)

NeQuick G code available for download!

10 December 2019
A version of the NeQuick G algorithm using a new coding approach is now available for download on the GSC website. This version is the result of intensive recoding by engineers at the EU’s Joint Research Centre.
Helicopter Rescue in the Italian Alps

You asked; we listened: new SAR/Galileo Service status information available

05 December 2019
The GNSS Service Centre publishes relevant SAR/Galileo information. To support Search and Rescue services and provide general awareness on the related infrastructure, the GNSS Service Centre is publishing relevant SAR/Galileo information, such as the status of the Galileo satellites SAR payload, SAR reference beacons on ground and the availability of the SAR data server.
Help shape future evolutions of Galileo and EGNOS

Have your say on the future of Galileo and EGNOS

03 December 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is launching the 2019 edition of its Galileo User Satisfaction Survey and its EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey. These surveys aim to gain a better understanding of the needs and requirements of Galileo and EGNOS end users and to ensure that these needs are taken into consideration in future evolutions of the programmes.
European Space Week: A taste of what to expect

European Space Week: A taste of what to expect

13 November 2019
It’s that time of year again. Preparations are already well underway for European Space Week 2019, which this year will take place at the Helsinki Congress Paasitorni in the Finnish capital on December 3-5. The week will be packed full of exciting events ranging from keynotes, discussions and conference sessions, to the E-GNSS User Assembly, a festive awards ceremony and much more.