Press Releases

15 October 2019
The GNSS market is developing rapidly. Demand for precise location information is also growing and the evolution of GNSS technology is ongoing. In this environment, the 6th issue of the GSA GNSS Market Report, officially launched today, is a valuable tool enabling all stakeholders to skilfully navigate and benefit from the flourishing GNSS market.
10 October 2019
The EUTELSAT 5 West B satellite was successfully launched on a Proton M/Breeze M launch vehicle from Pad 39 at Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, at 12.17 CET on Wednesday 9 October. Hosting the GEO-3 payload of the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System (EGNOS), the satellite will support EGNOS V3 - the next generation of the EGNOS programme.
11 September 2019
Yesterday, the EIB and the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency signed an agreement to cooperate on supporting investment in the European space-based service economy. The signature took place in Prague during the celebration to mark the 15th anniversary of GSA.
10 September 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) is hosting a special event on September 10 to mark the 15th anniversary of its creation. The Agency was set up as the European GNSS Supervisory Authority in 2004 to oversee the development of the European space programmes EGNOS and Galileo.
09 September 2019
The estimated number of Galileo-enabled smartphones in use has reached one billion. This significant milestone has been achieved in the week when the European GNSS Agency (GSA), responsible for operation of the Galileo programme, celebrates its 15th anniversary, making this a memorable week for the Agency.
18 March 2019
Vienna, 18 March 2019 – The Austrian Infrastructure Minister Nobert Hofer welcomed an illustrious group of European and international experts to discuss the important role of satellite-based positionning technology for the future of the European railway sector today in Vienna. While traditional and ageing technologies are being gradually, phased out, satellite technology opens up new possibilities for providing a scalable solution for railway positioning and increasing the safety of rail transport. It also supports cost efficiency for rail infrastructure, and promises to become a global success for the exportation of European technologies such as the European Train Control System (ETCS).
13 March 2019
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) and the SESAR Deployment Manager (SDM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding at the World ATM Congress in Madrid on 13 March on future cooperation to modernise EU Air Traffic Management by leveraging Galileo and EGNOS.
19 December 2018
December 16 marked two years since the launch of Galileo Initial Services. Timed to coincide with this milestone, an ‘Accuracy Matters’ campaign aims to increase public awareness of Galileo’s successes over the past two years and highlight the added value that Galileo brings to the mass market.
16 November 2018
Před nadcházejícími Dny otevřených dveří, které se konají v pražském sídle agentury GSA ve dnech 16. a 17. listopadu, uspořádala agentura oficiální prezentaci zprávy o přínosech agentury pro českou ekonomiku, ze které vyplývá, že průměrný roční příspěvek agentury českému hrubému domácímu produktu (HDP) činí přibližně 200 milionů korun.
08 November 2018
European Space Week 2018 is coming to Marseille on 3-6 December 2018, with lots to offer everyone that stands to benefit from cutting-edge space-based services in the areas of Smart Cities, Sustainable Land Management, Interconnectivity, Marine and Maritime, Infrastructure Management, and Security and Defence. The four days of Europe’s No. 1 space event will be packed with interactive sessions and live demonstrations of how Europe’s space programmes Galileo, EGNOS and Copernicus are tackling societal challenges and supporting business growth and efficiency in everything from transport and agriculture to logistics and sustainability.