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Another step for the European GNSS Agency

29 July 2013
In 2012, the Agency’s life was once again very busy with many successes. The move to Prague, a new delegation agreement with the European Commission, the successful authorisation to launch (ATL2) for the second batch of satellites, the management of more than 80 FP7 projects – these are just some of the GSA’s major achievements for 2012.

Galileo, the European Satellite Navigation system, opens up business opportunities and makes life easier for citizens

25 July 2013
Yesterday a public demonstration of how the four satellites of the EU’s satellite navigation system Galileo can independently and highly accurately determine a position on the Earth’s surface took place in the Galileo Control Centre in Fucino, Italy.

Launching the First Galileo Chipset Test Campaign

23 July 2013
This is the first opportunity to be fully engaged in the future Early Services in assessing the readiness of chipsets for Galileo.

Brussels full of enthusiasm due to OpenCarData

23 July 2013
During the EU Sustainable Energy Week, the financial and social benefits for driving in a sustainable and energy-efficient manner have been clearly shown by the EU Commissioner for Energy, G. Oettinger. The EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) took place at the end of June in Brussels.

Munich has European Space Solutions!

10 July 2013
Munich will be the place to be for the European space community in early November. The Bavarian capital will host the European Space Solutions conference from 5 to 7 November: an event that includes the Awards Ceremony for the European Satellite Navigation Competition 2013. The city will also be visited by the European Space Expo at the same time.

Version 2.0 of the EGNOS Safety of Life Service Definition released

04 July 2013
The European Commission has released a new version of the EGNOS Safety of life Service Definition Document (SoL SDD) updating the previous one from 2011. The Service Definition Document presents the characteristics and terms and condition of use of the services offered to users by the EGNOS Safety of Life (SoL).

Still time to answer the EGNOS Open Service Users and Stakeholders survey !

03 July 2013
The deadline for answering the satisfaction survey for EGNOS Open Service Users and Stakeholders has been extended till July 12th.

Dubrovnik kicks off concrete cooperation within Road Tolling community

03 July 2013
The 41st annual ASECAP Study and Information Days were held in the Croatian coastal city of Dubrovnik on 26 to 28 May. The event explored the role of toll roads in promoting sustainable growth in Europe and had a particular focus on how Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) could contribute. GNSS is a leading enabler of ITS and the European GNSS Agency (GSA) played a prominent role in proceedings.

Long-term stability for EGNOS secured

27 June 2013
Today, in the presence of the Vice President Tajani, the European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the European Satellites Services Provider (ESSP SAS) signed a €450 million contract for the provision of EGNOS services until 2021. The contract will secure the continuous and safe provision of the three services offered by EGNOS and covers also maintenance and upgrading the EGNOS system infrastructure, and ensuring. The ceremony which took place in Brussels was attended by the Executive Director Mr Carlo des Dorides and the President of ESSP SAS, Mr Dirk Werquin.

The Galileo Security Monitoring Centre on his way to France

13 June 2013
The hosting agreement on the GSMC has been signed yesterday at the Minister of Foreign Affairs in Paris.