KARI renews its confidence in ESSPDecember 16, 2019
South Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) and ESSP (European Satellite Service Provider) again sealed their collaboration by signing a new contract for the second phase of preparation of KASS (Korea Augmentation Satellite System).
ESSP and LGS (Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme) have signed an EGNOS Working Agreement for Riga International AiportNovember 27, 2019
The agreement will enable the publication of EGNOS-based approach procedures in this Latvian airport
ANA Luxembourg receives an EGNOS award during the EGNOS Annual WorkshopNovember 20, 2019
The European Satellite Services Provider (ESSP) and the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems Agency (GSA) organized another edition of the the EGNOS Annual Workshop. This year's event took place in Rome on the 24th and 25th of September.
ESSP obtains ISO 27001: 2013 certificationOctober 14, 2019
ESSP successfully gained ISO 27001:2013 certification in July 2019. The award ceremony took place in the ESSP’s Toulouse premises on 11th October 2019. The ESSP’s CEO Mr. Thierry Racaud and, the AFNOR Occitanie representative Mr. Patrice Garcia were in attendance, amongst others.
EUTELSAT 5 West B successfully launched with EGNOS payloadOctober 10, 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.
ESSP and Norsk Luftambulanse AS (NLA) have signed an EGNOS Working AgreementOctober 03, 2019
ESSP, as EGNOS Service Provider, and Norsk Luftambulanse AS, a rotorcraft operator specialized in HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Services) have recently signed an EGNOS Working Agreement (EWA), as a key step for the implementation of EGNOS-based approach procedures to hospitals in Norway. This agreement is the first one with an organization which is not an Air Navigation Service Provider, and has been defined in full cooperation with both the operator and the Norwegian Civil Aviation Authority.
EGNOS Annual Workshop Turned 9: Welcoming new users, more interaction and outstanding examplesSeptember 27, 2019
The EGNOS ANNUAL WORKSHOP 2019 celebrated at the ASI (Italian Space Agency) in Rome this year, gathered entrepreneurs and SMEs, along with business and public sector professionals from industry to share remarkable EGNOS implementation examples in every domain (Aviation, Rail, Maritime, Survey, Mapping, Agriculture) and how European Satellite Navigation programs are tackling the highly speed growth of the market penetration as well as the maturity and stability offered by the EGNOS services to European users.
With nearly 200 attendees coming from 38 different countries, this one of a kind event organised by GSA and ESSP proved its strong interest for EGNOS.
The Future in aviation: IRIS, a reality for Air Traffic ManagementSeptember 18, 2019
On Wednesday 2 October 2019, from 09:00 – 17:00 CET, SESAR Deployment Manager and the European Space Agency are organising an event to update all ATM stakeholders on Iris, a new satellite-based air–ground communication system for Air Traffic Management. The day will bring you a diversity of keynotes from all involved partners and three round table sessions, where various aspects of the solution Iris and its deployment will be discussed in interactive sessions.