Galileo liftoff

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Soyuz Flight VS09, carrying Europe's fifth and sixth Galileo satellites, lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on 22 August 2014 on 12:27:11 UTC/14:27:11 CEST.

The two satellites are scheduled to deploy from their Fregat upper stage into free-flight orbit at three hours and 47 minutes after launch, 23 522 km above Earth.

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