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.
Launch of new Galileo navigation quartet 17 November 2016
Launch of new Galileo navigation quartet 17 November 2016 An Ariane 5 rocket has launched four additional Galileo satellites, accelerating deployment of the new satellite navigation system.
Four Galileo satellites on one Ariane 511 November 2016
Four Galileo satellites on one Ariane 511 November 2016 Europe’s next four Galileo navigation satellites are together on their dispenser atop the Ariane 5 launcher due to launch them next Thursday from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.
Flying the fantastic four08 November 2016
Flying the fantastic four08 November 2016 This month, a single Ariane 5 rocket is set to propel four Galileo satellites into orbit for the navigation constellation’s first-ever quadruple launch. Mission controllers are training intensively for the complex space delivery.