April 19, 2017
The European Space Agency (ESA) Navigation Support Office (NavSO), housed at the European Space Operations Centre (ESOC) in Darmstadt, Germany, generates satellite navigation products and services for ESA missions and for third-party customers, and strongly supports Europe’s global navigation satellite system programs: Galileo and the European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS). In line with these activities, ESOC is a founding member of the International GNSS Service (IGS) and contributes across the full spectrum of IGS services.
As a Station-Operating Agency, the Navigation Support Office owns and operates 10 GNSS signal receivers in the IGS network and additional receivers in ESOC’s growing global GNSS sensor station network. Further, NavSO (around 30 experts) receives and processes data from over 600…Continue Reading >