How Galileo works - infographic

“Today Galileo is the world’s most precise satellite navigation system, delivering metre-level accuracy, and if you are a modern smartphone owner then you – like nearly four billion others around the world – are among its users. This week we are celebrating that almost exactly a decade ago, on 12 March 2013, Europe for the first time ever was able to determine a position on the ground using only its own independent navigation system, Galileo. ”

Alternative aux systèmes américain GPS, russe GLONASS et chinois Beidou.

Source : ESA – Galileo, how you’ve grown