civil satellite-based navigation

Two new Galileo satellites successfully launched

Animation of the rocket 3 min 29 sec after the launch (Image: ESA)

Last Friday, 27 March 2015, the European Space Agency's (ESA) seventh and eight Galileo satellite were sent in orbit. They lifted off at 21:46 GMT from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on top of a Souyuz rocket. According to ESA, the mission went as planned and the satellites are already in testing phase.

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Mon, 30/03/2015 - 13:58

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Interim Report on GPS-Galileo Cooperation released

GPS-Galileo

After the launch of the U.S.-EU Agreement on GPS-Galileo Cooperation in 2004, Working Group C (WG-C) has continuously been working on promoting cooperation on the design and development of the next generation of civil satellite-based navigation and timing systems.

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Wed, 27/02/2013 - 08:31

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