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Galileo Return Link Service delivers excellent performance

17 March 2020

The first performance evaluation of the Galileo Return Link Service (RLS) following its launch has revealed excellent service provision that exceeds set targets. The Galileo RLS, which allows people in distress to receive automatic acknowledgement that their signal has been received, was declared operational at the 12th European Space Conference on January 21.
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 European GNSS Service Centre and last updated in May 2019.
‘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

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.
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.
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.
ITT: EGNSS-based rail safety service analysis

7 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.
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.
You asked; we listened: new SAR/Galileo Service status information available

5 December 2019

The GNSS Service Centre publishes relevant SAR/Galileo information.
Have your say on the future of Galileo and EGNOS

3 December 2019

The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is launching the 2019 edition of its Galileo User Satisfaction Survey and its EGNOS User Satisfaction Survey.