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BeiDou navigation system starts global service

December 29th, 2018 by

China’s BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) has started to provide global service, according to BDS Spokesperson Ran Chengqi.

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Galileo to get global ground system update

December 22nd, 2018 by

Having completed all necessary qualification testing, ESA has received the green light to upgrade the global infrastructure running Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system. The resulting migration, set to start in February 2019, will incorporate new elements into the world-spanning system and boost the robustness of Galileo services delivered from the 26 satellites in orbit.

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Combined orbital Galileo-GPS position fix achieved aboard ISS

July 3rd, 2018 by

A combined Galileo-GPS positioning fix has been achieved in space – aboard the International Space Station – through an ESA-NASA collaboration.

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IAI, Honeywell Aerospace sign MoU for GPS anti-jam system

July 18th, 2017 by

An advance GPS anti-jam navigation system is to be jointly developed and manufactured by Israel Aerospace Industries and Honeywell Aerospace, the companies announced.

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Another upgrade for EGNOS

June 6th, 2017 by

ESA has signed a contract with Thales Alenia Space for an upgrade of Europe’s EGNOS satellite navigation augmentation system.

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Galileo Initial Services: first quarter service performance

June 5th, 2017 by

The European GNSS Agency, GSA, through its GNSS Service Centre, has published the first of its regular quarterly performance reports on Galileo. This ‘European GNSS (Galileo) Initial Services Open Service’ report, now available online, covers the first three months of 2017.

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