Four new Galileo satellites are now in orbit

Europe has four more Galileo navigation satellites in the sky following their launch on an Ariane 5 rocket. After today’s success, only one more launch remains before the Galileo constellation is complete and delivering global coverage. Ariane 5, operated by...

Galileo 19-22 ready for launch

The next four Galileo satellites are scheduled for launch tomorrow 12 December at 18:36 GMT (19:36 CET, 15:36 local time) from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana atop an Ariane 5 rocket. This launch will bring the total Galileo constellation to 22, boosting...

Don’t miss the 1st Galileo User Assembly set for November 28-29

We republish this news from the European GNSS Agency – GSA website.  The 1st Galileo User Assembly is set to take place in Madrid on November 28-29. The event will provide Galileo and EGNOS users with the opportunity to discuss their needs, share their experience and...

Galileo quartet fuelled and ready to fly

We republish this news from the European Space Agency – ESA website.  Europe’s next four Galileo navigation satellites and the Ariane 5 rocket due to lift them into orbit are being readied for their 12 December launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana....

Central role for robust GNSS in autonomous driving

We republish this news from the European GNSS Agency – GSA website.  Scientists and researchers participating at the final event of the EU-funded SaPPART COST Action (‘Satellite Positioning Performance Assessment for Road Transport’) discussed the...

Preliminary Design Review for ESCAPE

Today and tomorrow, November 14th and 15th, 2017, the ESCAPE team celebrates the Preliminary Design Review of the project. At the end of the first year of activities, the design of the algorithms, of the GNSS receiver architecture and of the EGE hardware and software...

ESCAPE at the SaPPART Final Conference

On last Wednesday 4 October E. Domìnguez Tijero (GMV) presented the ESCAPE project during the final conference of the COST Action TU1302 – Satellite Positioning Performance Assessment for Road Transport (SaPPART) held in Brussels. Panel discussions covered the topics...

Back from the 12th ITS European Congress

As announced, on Wednesday 21 June Jessica García Soriano, the ESCAPE coordinator, participated as speaker in the Special Interest Session SIS45 (“The challenges of a future automated transport: how space technologies can decrease costs, increase safety and...

Preliminary Algorithm Architecture released

On April 2017 the preliminary structure of the algorithms governing the ESCAPE Engine has been released. The ESCAPE GNSS Engine, also indicated as EGE, is the innovative system developed as part of the ESCAPE project to provide pose estimates with an integrity layer,...

ESCAPE presented at the Spanish ITS Congress 2017

ESCAPE representatives had the opportunity to present ESCAPE project at the Spanish ITS Congress held in Madrid on April from 25 to 27, 2017 in the session focused on the “Autonomous Driving and Intelligent Transportation Systems in the vehicle”. The...

ESCAPE’s engine presented on GSA website

ESCAPE engine was presented on the GSA website with a dedicated article “ESCAPE engine benefits from Galileo Initial Services“. The article is reposted below. The ESCAPE project could prove critical in the advancement of the connected vehicle and...

The ESCAPE Project is funded by the European GNSS Agency (GSA) under the European Union’s Fundamental Elements research and development programme under grant agreement No.GSA/GRANT/01/2015

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