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Making European Railways fail-safe with the help from #EUSpace

25 July 2023
The two-day event will gather on 13-14 September Europe’s major rail stakeholders, including key decision makers and representatives across the entire value chain to debate the introduction of the European Union’s Space Programme assets in the rail sector.
The two-day event will gather Europe’s major rail stakeholders across the entire value chain to debate the introduction of the EU Space Programme assets in the railway domain.

Using the EU Space Programme for disaster risk management in Hungary

21 July 2023
From satellite navigation thanks to Galileo and EGNOS to Earth Observation thanks to Copernicus, each component of the EU Space Programme brings added value to the different phases of disaster risk management. Soon, the addition of GOVSATCOM and IRIS2 will add an extra layer of efficiency in the management of disasters by providing secured and uninterrupted satellite communications to EU Member States.
Lake Balaton, as captured by Copernicus Sentinel-2 imagery. Credit: European Union

EU Space technologies and development tools revolutionize archaeological research

18 July 2023
While the archaeology of the movies tends to focus on the fedoras, whips and last crusades, actual archaeologists depend on space technologies like GNSS and Earth Observation.
The Colosseum, Rome, as captured by Copernicus Sentinel-2 Satellite. Credit: European Commission

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 welcomes the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union

11 July 2023
The EU Space Programme is ready to support the priorities set by the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
By fostering the development of an innovative, competitive and independent space sector, EU Space is set to contribute to each of the priorities set by the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

EUSPA grows further to support EU Space Traffic Management

03 July 2023
With over 20.000 satellites expected to be launched in the next decade, space is becoming increasingly congested, and the situation is especially pronounced in Low Earth Orbit (LEO). The abundance of satellites is not only responsible for "an unprecedented space traffic jam" but it’s also the cause of a large amount of space debris which is increasing at an alarming rate.
Following a European Commission’s Decision of 3 June 2022, EUSPA is operating the Space Surveillance and Tracking (SST) Front Desk as of 1 July.

Full house for the first Galileo High Accuracy Days

30 June 2023
The first Galileo HAS Days was a success with nearly 450 participants in Madrid’s European GNSS Service Centre and online!
Attendees to Galileo HAS Days received a status update on the services, discussed market opportunities and experienced live demos.

Trailblazing EU Space Start-ups claim victory in #myEUspace Competition and set to soar to new heights

28 June 2023
Five EU space start-ups shine bright with €100,000 Cash Prize each during the Cassini myEUspace competition. These innovative start-ups showcased solutions using Galileo and Copernicus data, spanning sectors like tourism and health with plans to expand globally.
#myEUspace Track Product winners during CASSINI Entrepreneurship Days.

EDG²E and the optimisation of aviation navigation with Galileo

26 June 2023
EUSPA EDG²E Project is presenting its achievements in a webinar planned on Tuesday, July 11, 2023 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm CEST.
This EDG²E workshop will present the achievements of the project for optimising aviation navigation with Galileo

GOVSATCOM implementation continues to advance

19 June 2023
With EUSPA’s support, the European Commission has adopted several Implementing Acts relating to the GOVSATCOM and IRIS2 programmes.
New Implementing Acts, which EUSPA contributed to, help advance the GOVSATCOM and IRIS2 programmes

Fundamental Elements Industry Days Workshop: Developing cutting-edge devices for connectivity

16 June 2023
The new call currently open is looking to support the development of a hybrid terminal for connectivity for cutting-edge devices.
This Fundamental Elements Industry Days workshop will include in-depth information on the funding programme and the application process a well as insights about the calls.

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.

Celebrating a quarter century of Copernicus

13 June 2023
Copernicus has been Europe’s eyes on Earth for 25 years!
Stockholm captured by Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite. Credit: European Commission.

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.

EGNOS latest payload becomes operational ahead of V3 Service

05 June 2023
The GEO-4 payload is an essential element for the transition to EGNOS V3 service which will further elevate the navigation experience to a broad range of users down on Earth.
Selfie taken by the satellite on-board camera mounted on a deployable arm ®EUTELSAT