Monthly Archives: January 2014

Switzerland joins Galileo

On 18 Dec 2013 Switzerland signed a cooperation agreement to participate in the Galileo and EGNOS programmes. Switzerland will now fully financially participate in the programmes, and will retroactively contribute €80 million for the period 2008-2013.

The agreement, signed in Brussels, also covers cooperation in areas such as security, export control, standards, certification and industrial cooperation. Read more…

@GalileoGNSS to visit Kourou Galileo site

@GalileoGNSS is soon visiting one of the most exciting sites for people who love space related projects in general and Galileo in particular: the European Space Centre in Kourou (French Guiana).

This is the place were the Galileo satellites are launched inside a Soyuz rocket. At our return, we hope to provide all our readers a complete photo-report of the mission, for which we kindly ask for your collaboration. If you are specially interested in knowing a specific department/building in the Space Centre, please, leave a comment below and we will do our best to satisfy all of our proposals. Read more…