Galileo satellites status update16 September 2014
Galileo satellites status update16 September 2014 The fifth and sixth Galileo satellites have been in a safe state since 28 August, fully under control from ESA’s centre in Darmstadt, Germany, despite having been released on 22 August into lower and elliptical orbits instead of the expected circular...
Update on Galileo launch injection anomaly28 August 2014
Update on Galileo launch injection anomaly28 August 2014 Operations continue smoothly for Galileo Sat 5-6. Both satellites now have both sets of their solar arrays fully deployed and generating power.
Update on Galileo launch injection anomaly26 August 2014
Update on Galileo launch injection anomaly26 August 2014 Work at ESA’s ESOC control centre continues relentlessly on the two Galileo satellites.
Soyuz Galileo launch: injection anomaly23 August 2014
Soyuz Galileo launch: injection anomaly23 August 2014 Following the announcement made by Arianespace on the anomalies of the orbit injection of the Galileo satellites, the teams of industries and agencies involved in the early operations of the satellites are investigating the potential implications on t...
New launch date for Galileo21 August 2014
New launch date for Galileo21 August 2014 Arianespace has announced the next launch attempt for Soyuz VS09 with Europe's fifth and sixth Galileo satellites is 22 August at 12:27 GMT, 14:27 CEST.
Galileo satellites seated atop Soyuz launcher20 August 2014
Galileo satellites seated atop Soyuz launcher20 August 2014 Europe’s latest two Galileo satellites have been placed on top of their Soyuz launcher, ready for their ride to orbit tomorrow.