July 30, 2016 - August 7, 2016
Events • July 20, 2016
Spirent’s Positioning Technology Unit Receives RIN’s Navigation Award for Technical Achievement
July 20, 2016
July 8, 2016
Department of Transportation Calls for More Testing of GPS/GNSS Receivers for Adjacent Band Compatibility
A Federal Register notice published on July 7, 2016 announced Department of Transportation (DoT) plans to conduct additional testing of GPS/GNSS receivers this month as part of their Adjacent Band Compatibility (ABC) Study. The notice was issued by DoT Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology Gregory Winfree.
Ventures • July 5, 2016
The submission phase for the European Satellite Navigation Competition 2016 is going into extra time. Companies, research institutes and individuals from anyplace in the world have the chance to submit, complete or improve their ideas until 09:00 am (CEST) Monday, 11 July 2016 at www.esnc.eu.
June 30, 2016
A new dispenser for a modified Ariane 5 rocket, capable of carrier four satellites into middle Earth orbit, has passed an extended test campaign and approved for launch, removing a final hurdle for accelerating development of the Galileo constellation.
In development since 2012, the new launcher design evolved from the Ariane 5 ES (Evolution Storable) that is used to carry European Space Agency (ESA) automatic transfer vehicle (ATV) supply spacecraft into low Earth orbit.
December 5, 2016 - December 7, 2016
November 7, 2016 - November 9, 2016
Las Vegas, Nevada USA
June 10, 2016
As ranking European Union (EU) official, Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs, Elzbieta Bienkowska set the tone in a keynote speech that anticipated some major issues to be addressed in the upcoming “EU Space Strategy,” the EUropean Commission’s next big new European space policy document, expected to come out later this year.
June 3, 2016
Officials signed an agreement this week to build a Galileo Reference Center in Noordwijk, the Netherlands, just across the road from The European Space Agency’s European Space Research and Technology Center (ESA/ESTEC).
The Galileo Reference Center (GRC), to be administered by the European GNSS Agency (GSA), will monitor and assess the quality of the delivery of Galileo services, i.e., the performance of the Galileo Service Operator. The GSA is currently selecting said service operator through an arduous tender process.