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Successful demonstration of New Emergency Warning Satellite Service takes place in France & Germany

12 July 2023
The Emergency Warning Satellite Service (EWSS) is a new service of the Galileo programme, which is at the disposal of national civil protection authorities to alert the population in case of a looming disaster. This new ground-breaking feature of the EU’s positioning system will serve as an alternative solution in case traditional terrestrial alerting systems are not available.
Galileo EWSS offers an alternative solution in emergency scenarios.

EUSPA Releases User Consultation Platform 2022 Reports

14 June 2023
The input gathered by EU Space Programme users during the User Consultation Platform 2022 was used to compile a set of analytical reports covering various market segments. The reports include user needs and requirements concerning Copernicus for the first time and are now available for download.

Sustainably supporting 8 billion people with EU Space

08 June 2023
A new report by the EUSPA and United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) highlight the many ways the EU Space Programme helps balance sustainable development with a rapidly growing population.
A new report by UNOOSA & EUSPA looks at how Copernicus, Galileo, EGNOS and GOVSATCOM can address such population-related challenges as food security, water management, climate change and the environment.

New site in Greenland to enhance Galileo SAR

31 May 2023
EUSPA and Naviair strengthened their cooperation to enhance the monitoring capabilities of the Galileo Search and Rescue (SAR) Service by establishing a new site in Greenland.
Maniitsoq, Greenland

Search and Rescue Exercise in Cyprus highlights the role of the EU Space Programme in maritime operations

19 May 2023
A workshop and Search and Rescue exercise in Cyprus highlight the important role EU Space plays in emergency response and disaster risk management.
Being EU Maritime Day and all, why not take a few minutes and check out this article about how EU Space enables safer maritime operations – including search and rescue operations.

Finding resiliency in the face of disaster

15 February 2023
How companies are using EU Space to bring new hope to disaster response, recovery and mitigation efforts.
The wildfires in Chile remind us how important it is to have innovative tools and solutions for resilient risk management and response. Credit: European Union, Copernicus Sentinel-3 imagery, 2023

Let's support together EUSpace4Ukraine demonstrator, save the date for a new workshop on 2 February

13 January 2023
EUSPA to mobilise the EU Space innovation community and develop a demonstrator to support NGOs in their humanitarian activities connected to Ukraine.
This initiative aims to match the innovators with NGOs and other helpers through #EUSpace4Ukraine Network.

EUSPA welcomes the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union

06 January 2023
Security, resilience, prosperity, democratic values and the rule of law – these are the priorities of the Swedish Presidency, all of which stand to benefit from the EU Space Programme.
EUSPA welcomes the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union

Countdown to a New Year of EU Space

22 December 2022
Join us as we countdown to 2023 by highlighting some of this year’s milestones in EU Space.
European Union as captured by Copernicus Sentinel-1 satellite

EUSPA welcomes Shriya satellite to the Galileo family!

29 August 2022
Satellite GSAT0224 has joined the Galileo constellation, bringing enhanced accuracy and more robust navigation to users everywhere.
The Galileo satellite GSAT0224 entered into service on 29 August

EU Space enables safer maritime operations

17 July 2022
When it comes to protecting the safety of crew and passengers at sea, Galileo, Copernicus and the forthcoming GOVSATCOM give the maritime sector the perfect trifecta.
The exercise involved the activation of a Galileo-enabled EPIRB equipped with the innovative Return Link Service on board a leisure boat.

Pytheas Space Maritime Forum: educating the next generation EU seafarers and young professionals with the power of #EUSpace

08 June 2022
Calling all students, seafarers and young professionals between the ages of 20 and 30. If you’re interested in the maritime shipping and space industries, then be sure to apply for the first Pytheas Maritime Space Forum.
The first Pytheas Maritime Space Forum is a 3 day summer camp open to EU students, seafarers and young professional between the ages of 20 and 30 with an interest in the shipping and/or space industries.

GOVSATCOM adds secure governmental communications to the EU Space Programme

14 February 2022
When disaster strikes, communication, information and location are key. With the addition of GOVSATCOM, the EU Space Programme provides all three.
Complementing Copernicus, Galileo, EGNOS, and the forthcoming GOVSATCOM, this new EU flagship programme, will benefit a broad range of sectors, including road and maritime transport, air traffic and more.

Galileo OSNMA Webinar: All you need to know about the Public Observation Test phase

21 January 2022
The EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) is hosting a webinar on the Public Observation Test Phase of Galileo OSNMA. Scheduled for 2 February 2022, this digital gathering will offer receiver manufacturers and application developers a comprehensive overview of the new Galileo differentiator and insights in the ongoing test phase.
The new pioneering service of Galileo will pave the way towards robust Position, Velocity and Time information (PVT) for the Galileo Open Service users.

GALILEO OPEN SERVICE NAVIGATION MESSAGE AUTHENTICATION (OSNMA) Info Note now available for download

12 November 2021
The new pioneering service of Galileo will pave the way towards robust Position, Velocity and Time information (PVT) for the Galileo Open Service users. An OSNMA Public Observation Test Phase will follow the publication of the Info Note.
Open Service Navigation Message Authentication (OSNMA) is a data authentication function for the Galileo Open Service worldwide users, freely accessible to all.