Latest European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service Stories

2010-10-30 12:55:00

This year’s ESA Innovation Prize for the European Satellite Navigation Competition has been awarded to an application that uses satellites to detect river pollution. A separate prize supported by ESA was awarded to a startup company for a pioneering system that uses satellite data to boost investment in farming.

2010-06-21 06:22:10

Young engineers and scientists from all over the world will gather this summer in Denmark to study navigation by satellite, devising new scientific and technical improvements, products and services.

2010-06-08 11:50:00

The Berlin Air and Space Show, ILA, one of the world’s largest aerospace trade shows, opens next week.

2009-10-01 12:36:02

During a press conference today, Mr Antonio Tajani, European Commission Vice-President for Transport Policy, announced the official start of operations for EGNOS, the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service. The EGNOS ‘Open Service’ is now available.

2009-01-21 09:15:00

A new system proposes to use satellite navigation to locate the precise position of casualties, and ultimately save lives.

2009-01-15 09:22:06

A new tracking system is making use of satellite navigation data to ensure safe roads in Europe.

2007-12-17 08:29:42

A recently installed FAA navigation system call

2006-06-17 09:48:17

A prototype satellite navigation system accurate enough to direct vision-impaired pedestrians to their destination has recently been successfully demonstrated in Madrid.

2005-07-07 18:03:32

A new experience of satellite navigation for the European Space Agency during the 5th stage of the Tour de France between Chambord and Montargis.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.