RHEA to Supply Engineering Services to the European GNSS Agency (GSA) for Galileo and EGNOS Exploitation
RHEA has been awarded a contract to provide engineering services to support the GSA in the exploitation of Galileo and EGNOS. The contract initially set duration is four years, and its estimated value is 7 M€.
The European GNSS Agency (GSA) has recently been charged by the European Commission with taking over responsibility for exploitation and commercialisation of the European flagship programmes Galileo and EGNOS. EGNOS has been providing an operational European Wide Area Augmentation Service for GPS since 2009. The first two Galileo spacecraft were launched in October of 2011, and deployment of the Initial Operational Capability is planned for 2014.
Andre Sincennes, RHEA’s Managing Director stated; “We are extremely pleased to have been awarded this prestigious contract by the GSA. We are confident that RHEA highly skilled and professional staff will significantly contribute to the GSA achieving an excellent performance while optimizing value for taxpayer’s money. We look forward to broaden further our strategic collaborative engagement with the Commission and with the GSA”
RHEA System S.A. is a leading Space Engineering Consulting and Software company, the fastest growing Belgium based SME. RHEA offers knowledge-based services and innovative proven solutions to the Space sector. Our teams of system engineers and scientists provide support to clients across Europe, Canada and the USA. RHEA’s combined Space domain expertise and excellence in system and software engineering is both recognised and unique, resulting in highly reliable user-centric solutions.