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Galileo satellites 27-28 reach final orbit; initiate testing phase

24 January 2022
The Payload In Orbit Testing activities is the last stage of the Early Operations Phase. It will enable the Galileo satellites 27-28 to enter service provision and their signals to become available to end-users down on Earth. The Galileo satellites orbit Earth at an altitude of 23,222 km

Galileo Performance Reports of Q3-2021 available for download!

17 December 2021
The Galileo Open Service and the Enhanced SAR/Galileo Service Performance Reports of the third quarter of 2021 (covering July, August, and September 2021) are available at the Electronic Library of the European GNSS Service Centre web portal.
The “Galileo - Open Service - Service Definition Document” (Galileo OS SDD) defines the Minimum Performance Levels (MPLs) of the Galileo Open Service (OS). Find out what billions of users of Galileo can expect.

Galileo Open Service Definition Document version 1.2 now available for download

16 December 2021
The “Galileo - Open Service - Service Definition Document” (Galileo OS SDD) defines the Minimum Performance Levels (MPLs) of the Galileo Open Service (OS). Find out what billions of users of Galileo can expect.
As of today, more than 2.4 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones are sold worldwide.

5 Years of Galileo Services

15 December 2021
On December 15th 2016 the Galileo Services were declared operational, marking a cornerstone in the field of satellite navigation for European citizens and worldwide. Since then, the EU Agency for the Space Programme has endeavored to increase the robustness of the system and services, enhance market adoption and offer new services to its users.
Let’s shape the future of EU satnav together!

Let’s shape the future of EU satnav together!

07 December 2021
The EU Agency for the Space Programme, EUSPA, has launched the 2021 Galileo and EGNOS User Satisfaction Surveys. Having your feedback is crucial to the evolution of the satnav components of the EU Space Programme.

Improved SAR/Galileo Operational Information to Users

03 December 2021
As of 03/12/2021, the European GNSS Service Centre provides additional information regarding the operational status of the SAR/Galileo Service. Such communications, namely Notice Advisories to SAR/Galileo Users or NASUs, will provide up-to-date System status information that is relevant for users when using the SAR/Galileo Service.

EUSPA launches Research and Innovation (R&I) consultation on downstream applications

23 November 2021
The EU Agency for the Space Programme, EUSPA, is gathering input from industry and academia to define new funding priorities in view of Horizon Europe. Horizon Europe will establish the Union’s space leadership in markets that best exploit its programme’s differentiators.

EUSPA ready for LEOP ahead of Galileo Launch 11

22 November 2021
We are less than two weeks away from the latest Galileo launch from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guyana. The Galileo Launch 11 is the first of a series of 6 launches (with two satellites per launch), and the EUSPA’s tightly-knit LEOP team is ready for a cooperative EU space mission!

EUSPA launches the OSNMA Public Observation Test Phase

15 November 2021
The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) is opening the Galileo Open Service Navigation Message authentication (OSNMA) test Signal in Space (SiS) and access to related products as part of the Public Observation Test Phase. EUSPA is inviting external interested stakeholders to participate in this observation campaign.
Galileo 10th launch anniversary: The day the European Union broke through the GNSS industry

Galileo 10th launch anniversary: The day the European Union broke through the GNSS industry

21 October 2021
On October 21, 2011 Europe took a major step in its space history by launching the first two operational Galileo satellites at 12h30 CET from Kourou, French Guiana. That day the EU came one step closer to having its own Global Navigation Satellite System. A Soyuz rocket carrying the first two Galileo operational satellites.