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Galileo High Accuracy Service goes live!

24 January 2023
The Galileo High Accuracy Service (HAS) is now operational offering unprecedented accuracy for positioning.
Galileo HAS increases the accuracy of Galileo to sub-meter levels, becoming the first constellation worldwide able to provide a high-accuracy service globally.

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

EU Space key to enabling a harmonised drone ecosystem

16 December 2022
On 12 December, the EUSPA Administrative Board together with other EU and international organisations, such as EC DG DEFIS, MOVE and JRC, EASA, EMSA, EFCA, EUROCONTROL and ESA held a workshop on joining hands to foster the use of EU Space services and data for drones.
EU Space will play a key role in creating the harmonised ecosystem Europe needs for safe drone operations and a robust drone value chain

Hellenic Aviation Service Provider to host EGNOS V3 ground station in Athens, Greece

05 October 2022
As EGNOS transitions to Version 3, its ground segment is getting an upgrade – including the Ranging Integrity Monitoring Station located in Athens, Greece.
EUSPA and the Hellenic Aviation Service Provider agree on a joint statement on the upgrade and hosting of an EGNOS Ranging and Integrity Monitoring Stations (RIMS)

EU Space is the key to robust, sustainable growth

29 September 2022
EUSPA joined representatives from the European Commission, Czech Republic and the space industry at the Prague House in Brussels to discuss how the EU Space Programme is creating opportunities for sustainable, game-changing growth.
EUSPA Executive Director Rodrigo da Costa at the Prague House event in Brussels

ITT: EGNSS Additional Dissemination means

22 September 2022
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG-DEFIS) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for a service contract to address how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNSS) could be provided via additional dissemination means.
New ITT published to assess how the future evolution of European GNSS (EGNOS and Galileo) could be provided via additional dissemination means

EUSPA taps ESSP for EGNOS service provider role

06 September 2022
The contract includes a focus on further expanding the EGNOS service provision into new sectors and new geographical areas.
EUSPA signs new EGNOS service provider contract with ESSP

User Consultation Platform helps set the course for the EU Space Programme

02 September 2022
Users are at the heart of the EU Space Programme, and the annual User Consultation Platform is a chance for this group to share their needs and requirements.
A highlight on the EU Space Week agenda, the UCP invites users from a range of market segments to present their needs and requirements

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

Think you know EU Space?

17 June 2022
Then it’s time to put your knowledge to the test and take our EU Space quiz!
Test your EU Space knowledge with our quiz

EGNOS makes flying sustainably ‘easy’

03 June 2022
If your upcoming travel plans include catching a flight, there’s a good chance you’ll be flying with EGNOS.
A320neo with Pratt and Whtney engines is certified

PIN: European GNSS Service Demonstrator

26 April 2022
The European Union Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA) has issued a Prior Information Notice (PIN) for a planned call to develop the European GNSS Service Demonstrator (ESD) providing a centralised platform for the demonstration of new and enhanced end-to-end European Global Navigation Satellite System (EGNSS) services
EGNSS Service Demonstrator as the centralised platform for EGNSS demonstration capabilities

EUSPA celebrates “406Day”, the International Search and Rescue Beacon Day by lifting the veil on new life-saving features.

06 April 2022
Beacon Awareness Day (#406Day) is an opportunity to celebrate the amazing work carried out by Search and Rescue teams across the globe that risk their lives daily to save people in distress. It also aims to remind the owners of Search and Rescue beacons of the need to register their beacons and test them regularly.
The Galileo SAR reached new heights with a record-breaking location accuracy performance of 98.12% below 2km. The EU constellation is the biggest contributor to the Cospas-Sarsat MEOSAR system.

Space-based solutions set to address some of today’s most pressing challenges

04 April 2022
Having received 50 proposals, the first Horizon Europe call is set to turn space technologies like Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus into innovative applications and solutions.
EUSPA launched earlier in 2020 this Horizon Europe call to transform the digital economy, increase the Union’s resilience and support the Green Deal.

Save the date: EUSpace4Ukraine humanitarian help webinar on 12 April

30 March 2022
EUSPA to mobilise the EU Space innovation community and provide solutions to enhance humanitarian support for the Ukrainian people.
Data from the EU Space Programme are provided freely to users around the globe.