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Independent institutes confirm Galileo's accuracy after first position fix. Publié le: 19/03/2013

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Galileo accuracy after the first position fix confirmed !

One week after March 12's first position fix using only Galileo satellites, results are acclaimed by the GNSS community.

Just one week after that ESA performed the first test of position fix in 3 dimensions using the 4 already-launched Galileo satellites, reports from several independent institutes, scientific laboratories and universities do confirm the range of accuracy which has been demonstrated.

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- Galileo is the name of the European Satellite Navigation programme;

- ESA is the acronym of the European Space Agency;

- GNSS is the acronym for 'Global Navigation Satellite System'

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