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Successful Navigation Test Campaign for recovered Galileo satellite FOC-FM1

Galileo FOC

The European Space Agency (ESA) has recovered one of two satellites (Galileo-FOC FM1) that were put into the wrong orbit when launched on 22 August 2014.

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Thu, 04/12/2014 - 13:27

Galileo SATs 5-6 scheduled for 21 August 2014

Galileo's constellation of navigation satellites

Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system will soon increase: European Space Agency (ESA) announced the coming launch of Galileo SATs 5-6 on 21 August 2014, from Europe's Spaceport in Fr

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Mon, 18/08/2014 - 09:48
latitude: 
3.93389
longitude: 
-53.1258

ESA: Preparing Satnav market for Galileo services

Galileo satellite assembled in Germany

ESA’s Galileo services are set to be released to the market this year.

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Tue, 18/02/2014 - 12:58

Galileo: All four satellite now working as clocks

Galileo signals

The European satellite navigation mission Galileo marked a new success: On 25 April 2013, all four Galileo satellites started working as clocks accurate to a few billionths of a second, disseminat

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Thu, 02/05/2013 - 12:26

India: Launch of indigenous satellite navigation system in June

Architecture of the new Indian satnav system

India will soon establish its own GPS-like satellite navigation system.

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Tue, 23/04/2013 - 10:03
latitude: 
13.0302
longitude: 
77.5706

Galileo: European satellite navigation system achieves first position fix

Galileo position fix

In a recent press release, the European Commission annou

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Tue, 19/03/2013 - 09:58

ESA's atomic clocks assess Galileo satnav performance

Satellite navigation systems are based on the highly precise measurement of time.

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Fri, 22/02/2013 - 11:53
latitude: 
48.8411
longitude: 
2.35657

Galileo: First navigation signals transmitted by FM3

Europe’s third Galileo satellite has transmitted its first test navigation signals back to Earth.

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Fri, 07/12/2012 - 15:31

Galileo: Two complementary satellites to be launched

Two Galileo satellites will be launched on 18:15:00 GMT (20:15:00 CEST) on 12 October. They will complement two other Galileo satellites which are already in orbit.

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Wed, 10/10/2012 - 11:35

Galileo Will Be Used for Emergency Management

With the first two Galileo In-Orbit Verification (IOV) satellites already in orbit, the European Space Agency (ESA) is currently pondering whether or not the spacecraft could also be used to manage

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Thu, 08/03/2012 - 11:56