satellite navigation

ROSA announced prizes of ESNC Regional Competition in Romania

Rosa brings the ESNC to Romania (Image: ROSA)

UN-SPIDER’s Regional Support Office in Romania, the Romanian Space Agency (ROSA), announced the prizes of the European Satellite Navigation Competition - ESNC 2015 – Romania Challenge. The competition will award the best ideas for innovative applications in satellite navigation, offering winners the necessary support and advice to open or develop a business based on their competition ideas. ROSA became the regional partner with Anwendungszentrum GmbH Oberpfaffenhofen (AZO) for the ESNC 2015.


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Wed, 13/05/2015 - 09:43

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Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific: Successful first training

Participants of the first training programme of the UN affiliated Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (RCSSTEAP)

From 20 to 29 April 2015, the UN affiliated Regional Centre for Space Science and Technology Education in Asia and the Pacific (RCSSTEAP), based in Beihang University, Bejijng, organized the ten-day course "Satellite Navigation Technology and Applications". A total of 30 participants from 11 countries participated in the training programme.

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Mon, 04/05/2015 - 14:14


European Satellite Navigation Competition 2015 launched

2014 Regional Winner Valencian Community (Spain) focused on a system for investigating the cause and origin of forest fires (Image: John McColgan)

The European Satellite Navigation Competition is awarding the best services, products, or business innovations using satellite navigation in everyday life.

The aim of the annual award is to provide support to entrepreneurs, start-ups, students, and all participants to get their business off the ground.


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Fri, 03/04/2015 - 07:26

Satellite navigation: New office for Africa-Europe cooperation

The EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO) aims to improve the use of satellite navigation in Africa, particularly with regards to air transportation (Image: NASA)

The SAFIR (Satellite navigation services for African Region) project has opened the EGNOS-Africa Joint Programme Office (JPO). EGNOS is the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service.


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Fri, 20/03/2015 - 08:19

European Data Relay System services for Copernicus

Sentinel-2A's Laser Terminal (Image: ESA)

The European Union Copernicus programme will be supported by services of the European Data Relay System (EDRS) according to a recent press release. ESA and Airbus DS have signed a service level agreement on 20 February 2015 to provide high-speed communications to the Copernicus Sentinel-1 and -2 dedicated missions, starting in 2015 until 2021, with an option for extension until 2028.

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Thu, 26/02/2015 - 12:22

Russia and China to cooperate regarding satellite navigation

Satellite (Image: NASA)

Representatives of China and Russia met in Beijing to discuss their cooperation regarding satellite navigation. Representatives of the countries met in Beijing for the first meeting of the interstate Committee on Russian and Chinese satellite navigation.

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Thu, 12/02/2015 - 08:27

Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2015

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis

The Munich Satellite Navigation Summit 2015 will be held in the famous “Residenz München”, Germany March 24 - 26, 2015. It has been established as the European and International conference with global impact featuring invited high-ranking worldwide speakers from industry, science and governments dealing with the directions of satellite navigation now and in the future.






24/03/2014 to 26/03/2014

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  • Germany

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Munich Satellite Navigation Summit

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Beidou: Chinese satnav system sees increased civilian use

In the future, the satnav system Beidou could take an even bigger role

The Chinese satellite navigation system Beidou is increasingly used for civilian purposes, as the news agency Xinhua reports, according to Chinese authorities.


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Wed, 01/10/2014 - 12:32

Russia and India move forward with their navigation systems

Russia and India Advance thier Global Navigation Systems

On 24 March 2014 the Glonass-M navigation satellite was sent into orbit via a Russian Soyuz rocket launched from Russia’s Plesetsk space center.

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Thu, 03/04/2014 - 12:52

ESA: Preparing Satnav market for Galileo services

Galileo satellite assembled in Germany

ESA’s Galileo services are set to be released to the market this year. ESA is working therefore directly with the Satnav technology producers to ensure their

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Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:58


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