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Four Galileo pathfinders now in orbit

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17 October 2012
Soyuz VS03 liftoff
12 October 2012: Soyuz lifts off for the third time from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place the second pair of Galileo In-Orbit Validation satellites into orbit.
Credits: ESA–S. Corvaja, 2012
Galileo
Four Galileo In-Orbit Validation satellites in medium-Earth orbit, the minimum number needed to perform a navigation fix.
Credits: ESA – P. Carril
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