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How Satellites Will Affect Smart Transport and Logistics

July 21, 2018

Technology will have a major effect on the way we utilise our transport systems in the future. Data…
European Satellite Navigation Competition

May 3, 2017

The international contest annually awards the best services, products, and business ideas using satellite navigation in everyday life.…
Using satnav literally turns parts of your brain off

April 4, 2017

Ever since technology took over our lives we get around new cities differently. We do not need to…
New research on Northern Lights will improve satellite navigation accuracy

March 14, 2017

Researchers at the University of Bath have gained new insights into the mechanisms of the Northern Lights, providing…
Space Solutions conference: bringing space to Earth

May 19, 2016

A major European space conference is taking place in the Netherlands at the end of this month, highlighting…
Europe’s first decade of navigation satellites

December 28, 2015

Ten years ago today saw the launch of Europe’s very first navigation satellite. A decade of hard work…
Mission team ready for Galileo launch

September 7, 2015

4 September 2015 When the next pair of Galileo satellites is boosted into orbit next Friday, a team of…
Europe teams up for next-gen mission control software

June 24, 2015

Together with national space agencies and industry, ESA is working to develop next-generation software for spacecraft control and…
NASA Goddard Team Sets High Flying Record with Use of GPS

April 23, 2015

After years of hard work building a spacecraft, a mission team anxiously awaits after a launch – will…
Two new satellites join the Galileo constellation

March 30, 2015

The EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system now has eight satellites in orbit following the launch of the latest…
Calling on satellites in alpine rescues

February 27, 2015

Emergency services rescued 1780 people in the Austrian Alps last year. They can now count on satellites to…
New sites will boost European search and rescue

November 19, 2014

A trio of stations has taken shape on three islands at the far corners of our continent, ready…
Satellites for smart logging

October 23, 2014

Satcoms are helping to save our trees through more efficient use of our forests. Satellites are mapping forests,…
NRL Researchers Study Solar Disturbances and their Impact on Satellite Navigation Systems

October 1, 2014

Scientists know that weather in space impacts activity here on Earth, so Dr. Brian Wood, at the U.S.…
Space research to make cheaper satellites, improve GPS

September 2, 2014

UNSW space researchers will be able to improve technology that mitigates satellite navigation interference and make satellites cheaper,…
Beyond GPS: 5 Next-Generation Technologies for Positioning, Navigation & Timing (PNT)

July 25, 2014

It is difficult to imagine the modern world without the Global Positioning System (GPS), which provides real-time positioning,…
Galileo’s ‘midwives’ stand ready for launch

July 24, 2014

Galileo’s post-launch team at ESA have finalised their preparations for taking control of the twin satellites being launched…
Satellites helping to modernise railways

May 13, 2014

Satellites will soon make train travel safer by improving how the networks are controlled in remote areas where…
Turn your satnav ideas into business

April 18, 2014

Propose a great satnav idea and win a prize with ESA support to create your own business. Previous…
ESA to certify first Galileo position fixes worldwide

March 13, 2014

To mark the first anniversary of Galileo’s historic first satnav positioning measurement, ESA plans to award certificates to…
Galileo achieves its first airborne tracking

December 13, 2013

ESA’s Galileo satellites have achieved their very first aerial fix of longitude, latitude and altitude, enabling the inflight…
European ground stations enable Galileo search and rescue testing

October 9, 2013

ESA’s completion of a pair of dedicated ground stations at opposite ends of Europe has enabled Galileo satellites…
Satellites guide you to right places

September 11, 2013

Visiting a new city and want to find something interesting to do? Just turn on a new smartphone…
Smart farming with centimetre-accuracy Satnav tractors

May 17, 2013

Steer tractors with centimetre-accuracy to improve farming and the environment. Navtronics, a Belgium ESA Business Incubation Centre start-up company,…
Turn your satnav idea into business

May 9, 2013

Ready to take the next step with your satnav idea? ESA’s business incubation centres are offering help through…
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