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Galileo Performance Reports of Q1-2021 available for download!

Galileo Performance Reports of Q1-2021 available for download!

22 June 2021
Galileo Open Service and Enhanced SAR/Galileo Service Performance Reports of the first quarter of 2021 (covering January, February and March 2021) are available under the Electronic Library of the European GNSS Service Centre web portal.
The deadline for requests is 19 July 2021. All consultations will be organised between 23 August 2021 and 13 September 2021.

Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS) launches a technology and service road map consultation

14 June 2021
The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) is launching a consultation on a technology and service road map for the Galileo Public Regulated Service (PRS). This consultation will support the development of the PRS user segment and market uptake up till 2027.
EU Space Programme Launch Event: June 22

EU Space Programme Launch Event: June 22 - Save the Date!

11 June 2021
The launch of the European Union Space Programme and its entry into force will be celebrated at a special online event to be held on June 22. The event will focus on how the Space programme marks a fresh start to an ambitious Space Agenda for Europe and showcases the contribution of the EU Space Programme to Europe’s digital and green transitions and the EU’s priority policies. For more information and to register, click here.
GIC Hackathon promotion

GalileoGICkathon: First GIC Chile’s Hackathon

21 May 2021
The first Galileo Information Centre (GIC) Chile’s Hackathon funded by the European Commission will take place online the next 28th and 29th of May, to promote the development of new applications exploiting Galileo. (source:  Vanessa Ramos – ©KIM Global)
EUSPA launches High Accuracy Service call

EUSPA launches High Accuracy Service call

19 May 2021
The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) is launching a call for expression of interest to invite external stakeholders to participate in a testing campaign of the Galileo High Accuracy Service (HAS) Signal in Space (SiS) broadcasting. The deadline for submissions is 11 June 2021.
New H2020 mission evolution studies launched on Integrity service complementing EGNSS High Accuracy

New H2020 mission evolution studies launched on Integrity service complementing EGNSS High Accuracy

17 May 2021
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has awarded two new H2020 mission evolution studies to assess how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNSS) could be beneficial for innovative and demanding autonomous applications. The new service contract shall assess the feasibility of an integrity service complementing EGNSS High Accuracy in the 2030+ timeframe on top of the current baseline of EGNSS services to feed the evolving needs in autonomous transport.
EU Space on a new trajectory with launch of EUSPA

EU Space on a new trajectory with launch of EUSPA

12 May 2021
The European Union Agency for the Space Programme, EUSPA, is launched today marking the start of a new era for EU Space. Building on the legacy of the European GNSS Agency, EUSPA will take on more responsibilities to create even more opportunities from Space for EU citizens and its economy.
The introduction of Galileo signal in solutions that rely on positioning is proving great benefits and new opportunities for the industry, thanks to its enhanced performance and increased accuracy.  Rokubun experience is a good example of how Galileo can bring significant benefits to precision agriculture by adding a constellation on top of the traditional GPS and GLONASS, increasing the number of satellites in view, thus allowing accurate drone photogrammetry operations in areas with poor satellite coverag

Rokubun: Building Galileo Solutions for Agriculture

16 April 2021
The introduction of Galileo signal in solutions that rely on positioning is proving great benefits and new opportunities for the industry, thanks to its enhanced performance and increased accuracy.
The number of smartphones around the globe benefitting from Galileo is increasing rapidly

Smartphone users put their trust in Galileo with 2 billion Galileo-enabled devices sold.

14 April 2021
The Galileo programme has reached an important milestone, with an estimated 2 billion Galileo-enabled smartphones sold until today. This is an incredible achievement, when we think that the first Galileo-enabled smartphone only hit the market in 2016, and shows that the market has been quick to trust and embrace the advantages that Galileo offers.
SAR beacons save 7 lives every day around the world.

GSA congratulates Search and Rescue teams on #406Day2021

06 April 2021
Beacon Awareness Day (#406Day) on April 6 is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing work carried out by Search and Rescue teams around the world that risk their lives on a daily basis to save people in distress. It also aims to remind the owners of Search and Rescue beacons the need to register their beacon and test them in a regular basis, in particular for what concerns their batteries and, for those already registered, to update their Cospas-Sarsat contact details.