Galileo satellites fuelled and ready for launcher attachment28 August 2015 Europe’s latest Galileo satellites are fully fuelled, leaving them ready to be attached to their launcher upper stage in preparation for their 11 September launch.
Call For Media: Press briefing on launch of Galileo satellites 9/1028 August 2015 The next two satellites in Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will be launched together on 11 September, taking its orbital constellation a step closer to initial services. Media are invited to take part in an audio briefing on 10 September.
Next two Galileo satellites reach Europe’s Spaceport27 July 2015 Europe’s ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have crossed the Atlantic, touching down in French Guiana ahead of their joint launch this September.
Galileo satellites well on way to working orbit10 April 2015
Galileo satellites well on way to working orbit10 April 2015 Their systems performing well, Europe’s recently launched Galileo navigation satellites have carried out a set of manoeuvres that will take them down to their working positions in orbit.
Two new satellites join the Galileo constellation28 March 2015
Two new satellites join the Galileo constellation28 March 2015 The EU’s Galileo satellite navigation system now has eight satellites in orbit following the launch of the latest pair.
Galileo satellites enclosed for Friday’s launch25 March 2015
Galileo satellites enclosed for Friday’s launch25 March 2015 Thousands of engineers have worked on the seventh and eighth navigation satellites of Europe’s Galileo constellation in recent years, but last Friday marked the very last time the spacecraft were glimpsed by human eyes.