Galileo now replying to SOS messages worldwide
As well as providing global navigation services, Europe’s Galileo satellite constellation is contributing to saving more than 2000 lives annually by relaying SOS messages to first...News TelecommunicationsMarch 20, 2020
France takes up chair of Cospas-Sarsat Council
Meeting last week in Montreal, Canada, the Cospas-Sarsat Council appointed France as its chair, effective 11 December for a year, in the person of Bruno Chazal, France’s...News Telecommunications InstitutionalDecember 21, 2015
Press Release: CNES hosts meeting of...
Around 40 international experts in the field of Emergency Locator Transmitters (ELTs)—the distress beacons installed on aircraft—will meet at the Toulouse Space Centre between 3...News TelecommunicationsSeptember 2, 2014
Press Release: Cospas-Sarsat programme honoured...
At the 30th Space Symposium, held in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 18 to 22 May, the Space Foundation, which organizes this prestigious event, inducted the Cospas-Sarsat programme...News TelecommunicationsMay 23, 2014
New chapter opening for Cospas-Sarsat
20 years after its inception, a new chapter is opening for the international Cospas-Sarsat satellite search-and-rescue programme. On 1 February, it will be making the final...News Telecommunications InstitutionalJanuary 21, 2009
Cospas-Sarsat turns 20 in Biarritz
The council of the Cospas-Sarsat international satellite search-and-rescue programme is meeting this year in France, where the 40 member countries will be celebrating the 20th...News Telecommunications InstitutionalOctober 20, 2008
Enhanced performance for data collection and...
One has made its name tracking ocean yachtsmen, while the other has helped to save nearly 19,000 lives since 1982. Developed and operated by a network of international partners,...News Observation InstitutionalApril 12, 2006
New Argos and Sarsat instruments in orbit
The latest 2nd-generation Argos and Sarsat instruments joined their predecessors. Launched on May 20 from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California, the NOAA-N satellite, renamed NOAA...News Observation InstitutionalMay 12, 2005