Galileo in place for launch: then there were four23 October 2017
Galileo in place for launch: then there were four23 October 2017 Two more Galileo satellites have reached Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, joining the first pair of navigation satellites and the Ariane 5 rocket due to haul the quartet to orbit this December.
Galileo pair arrives in French Guiana02 October 2017
Galileo pair arrives in French Guiana02 October 2017 Europe’s next two Galileo navigation satellites have touched down in Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana ahead of the launch of a quartet by Ariane 5 at the end of this year.
Galileos set to fly on Ariane 615 September 2017
Galileos set to fly on Ariane 615 September 2017 Four of the latest set of Galileo navigation satellites will be launched on Ariane 6 rockets – ESA’s first contract to use Europe’s new vehicle.
Galileo grows: two more satellites join working constellation08 June 2017 Two further satellites have formally become part of Europe’s Galileo satnav system, broadcasting timing and navigation signals worldwide while also picking up distress calls across the planet.
Galileo signal team nominated for invention award31 May 2017 The engineering team behind the signal technology underpinning Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system has reached the final of this year’s European Inventor Award, run by the European Patent Office.
New Galileos join Europe’s satnav constellation08 December 2016
New Galileos join Europe’s satnav constellation08 December 2016 Galileo satellites 13 and 14 have begun transmitting navigation signals as fully operational members of Europe’s satnav constellation.