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Carlo des Dorides Departs from Longtime Post as GSA Executive Director

“Galileo is a true European success story,
and I am proud if in a small way I have contributed to building Europe with it.”

European Union space mainstay Carlo des Dorides, Executive Director of the European GNSS Agency (GSA) since 2011, retired from this post at the end of January.  He was scheduled to speak at the 12th EU Space Conference in Brussels that month, but had to skip out when he was called to a special budget session of the European Parliament. It would have been his last appearance in a public forum as GSA chief. Inside GNSS met with him in Brussels to talk and to say farewell.

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By Peter Gutierrez
February 5, 2020

European Space Agency Looks at 2020

European Space Agency (ESA) top brass welcomed journalists to the Agency’s headquarters in Paris for its annual New Year’s press launch. On hand was the Director General as well as ESA’s Galileo guru Paul Verhoef, who spoke one-on-one with Inside GNSS.

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By Peter Gutierrez

Details Emerge On Ligado Decision Delay

The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) told two U.S. Senators in January that his agency could not complete a decision on Ligado Network’s license modification by the end of 2019 because of a late-in-the-year response from a key federal agency.

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By Dee Ann Divis
September 21, 2019

Detecting and Geolocating Jammers and Spoofers Using Integrated AOA and TDOA Measurements

by Joon Wayn Cheong, Andrew G. Dempster, Joe Fleming, Ming Zhu & Graeme Hooper

Due to the proliferation of personal privacy devices and other jamming sources, it is imperative for safety-critical GNSS users such as airports and marine ports to be situationally aware of local GNSS interference. This article proposes and validates an enhanced method for geolocating GNSS interference sources so that jammers and spoofers can be found and disabled.

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By Inside GNSS
November 28, 2017

Markel Arizabaleta

Markel Arizabaleta has a M.Sc. from the University of the Basque Country (UPV-EHU) in Telecommunication Engineering.

He studied the last year in Tampere University of Technology (TUT) where he worked on joint 5G mobile communication and positioning systems and joined the Universität der Bundeswehr München in 2017 where he is involved in signal processing for satellite navigation systems.

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Matthew Spenko

Matthew Spenko is an associate professor in the Mechanical, Materials, and Aerospace Engineering Department at the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Prof. Spenko earned the B. S. degree cum laude in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University in 1999 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2001 and 2005, respectively.

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Mathieu Joerger

Mathieu Joerger obtained a “Diplôme d’Ingénieur” (2002) from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts et Industries de Strasbourg, in France, and M.S. (2002) and Ph.D. (2009) in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago.

He is the 2009 recipient of the Institute of Navigation (ION)’s Bradford Parkinson award, and the 2014 recipient of the ION’s Early Achievement Award.

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