<![CDATA[European Commission - Enterprise and Industry]]> http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/policies/space/news/index_en.htm European communities Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:14:31 GMT Newsroom_2.0 20 <![CDATA[Copernicus takes off – and the EC shows how space will benefit us all]]>

Published : Tue, 28 Oct 2014

The European Commission has strengthened its partnership with the European Space Agency (ESA) to bring Copernicus – Europe’s Earth Observation Programme – a step closer to reality. Over 7 years, €3.15 billion will be provided from the EU budget to implement the programme. Meanwhile, more than 450 000 European [...]

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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 23:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Space Expo in Genoa (Italy)]]>

Published : Fri, 24 Oct 2014

Today the European Space Expo opens its doors for the 22nd time!

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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo: European Commission requests full details of launch problems from Arianespace and ESA]]>

Published : Mon, 25 Aug 2014

Following the failure on Friday August 22nd to inject Galileo satellites 5 and 6 into the correct orbit, the European Commission has requested Arianespace and the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide full details of the incident, together with a schedule and an action plan to rectify the problem.

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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Navigazione satellitare europea: Galileo lancia altri due satelliti]]>

Published : Thu, 21 Aug 2014

22 agosto 2014, Galileo, il programma di navigazione satellitare dell'UE, lancerà nello spazio altri due satelliti e disporrà così di un totale di 6 satelliti in orbita. Il lancio verrà effettuato nel cosmodromo europeo situato presso Kourou, nella Guyana francese, alle ore 14.31 CET e potrà essere visionato.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Nuovi vettori a sostegno dell'indipendenza del programma di navigazione satellitare dell’UE]]>

Published : Thu, 21 Aug 2014

Il programma di navigazione satellitare dell'UE Galileo ha firmato con Arianespace un contratto da 500 milioni di EUR che consentirà di rendere operativo il servizio Galileo in tempi molto più ravvicinati.

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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[GALILEO LAUNCH : Doresa and Milena take place on the launchers upper stage ]]>

Published : Mon, 18 Aug 2014

The two Galileo Full-Operational Capability (FOC) satellites planned to take-off on Friday, August 22nd, at 14:27 (Brussels time) from the European Space Port of Kourou are getting a step closer to space with their integration on Soyuz's Fregat upper stage.

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Sun, 17 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[GALILEO LAUNCH: Doresa and Milena now share the same seat !]]>

Published : Thu, 14 Aug 2014

On August 22nd, 2014, 14:27 CET, the two first satellites of the Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) will be launched from the European Space Port of Kourou, French Guyana. The two satellites are now placed on the dispenser.

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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo getting ready to initiate its Full Operational Capability deployment on August 21st, 2014 !]]>

Published : Mon, 11 Aug 2014

On August 21st, 2014, Galileo will initiate the deployment of its Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites with the launch of Satellites "Doresa" and "Milena" from the European Space Port of Kourou, French Guyana.

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Sun, 10 Aug 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[First Galileo Commercial Service demonstration with encrypted signals]]>

Published : Thu, 24 Jul 2014

Between July 15th and July 25th, Galileo signals (E6-B and E6-C) have been under test, as reported in a recent NAGU (Notice Advisory to Galileo Users). The main purpose of the tests was to verify the Galileo Commercial Service signal encryption functionalities.

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Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[COSME: Agreement signed which will boost funding opportunities for SMEs ]]>

Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Europe will soon have access to up to € 25 bn of additional finance, as a result of an agreement signed today between the European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF).

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Commission announces €100 million Fast Track to Innovation and five innovation prizes ]]> Published : Tue, 22 Jul 2014

On 22 July 2014 the European Commission presented details of a new €100 million "Fast Track to Innovation" (FTI) pilot action and five innovation prizes under Horizon 2020, the European Union's €80 billion research and innovation programme.

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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Galileo releases the new draft version of the Open Service Signal In Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD)]]>

Published : Mon, 30 Jun 2014

The new draft version of the Galileo Open Service Signal In Space Interface Control Document (OS SIS ICD) has been released today under the form of a public consultation.

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Sun, 29 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[LET’S EMBRACE SPACE events on 15-17 in September 2014 in Rome, Italy]]>

Published : Fri, 27 Jun 2014

The European Commission has organised two international high-level space research events that took place from 15 to 17 September 2014 in Rome, Italy. These events were excellent opportunities to learn more about the results of some of the space projects supported by the 7th Framework Programme for Research (The 3rd [...]

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[First Signal-In-Space tests of the Galileo Commercial Service Demonstrator]]>

Published : Fri, 27 Jun 2014

On June 17th, the transmission by the available IOV Galileo satellites of data external to the Galileo system was successfully demonstrated.

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Thu, 26 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[ESA awards QSL cards for independent Galileo position fixes around the world]]>

Published : Mon, 23 Jun 2014

Acting on a suggestion of the European Commission, ESA invited independent signal-receivers from all over the world to submit a proof of their fixes

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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Copernicus contributes to the safety of football fans in Brazil]]>

Published : Wed, 18 Jun 2014

Copernicus, the EU’s Earth Observation programme, is contributing to the safety of football fans during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Brazil, enabling EU Member States to be prepared for evacuation operations should an emergency occur during one of the matches.

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[L'UE facilita l'accesso ai dati sull'osservazione della terra a fini commerciali]]>

Published : Tue, 17 Jun 2014

Le imprese e i centri di ricerca potranno beneficiare tra breve, a fini commerciali, di un accesso più affidabile ai dati sull'osservazione della terra ottenuti via satellite, grazie ad una proposta di direttiva presentata dalla Commissione europea a Bruxelles.

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Mon, 16 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[European Space expo in Prague]]>

Published : Tue, 10 Jun 2014

The European Space Expo is in Prague, Czech Republic from 7-15 June.

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Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Copernicus enables early action during Balkans Floods]]>

Published : Fri, 23 May 2014

To speed up the production of maps of the impact of the extensive floods in Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and Croatia, the Copernicus Emergency Management Service (EMS) used the alert sent by the European Flood Awareness System (EFAS).

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Thu, 22 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT
<![CDATA[Satellites never stop : apprentices sought for SatNav Summer School (© ESA)]]>

Published : Thu, 22 May 2014

The course, organized in Ostrava (CZ) by ESA International Summer School, is open to graduate students, PhDs and postdoctoral researchers, as well as young engineers and academics working within industry or agencies, aged 35 or younger, and will cover all aspects of satellite navigation, up to and including the creation [...]

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Wed, 21 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT