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Galileo satellites a top rocket for next Tuesday’s flight

December 10, 2017

Europe’s next four Galileo navigation satellites are in place atop their Ariane 5, ready to be launched next…
Galileo quartet fuelled and ready to fly

November 22, 2017

Europe’s next four Galileo navigation satellites and the Ariane 5 rocket due to lift them into orbit are…
Galileo in place for launch: then there were four

October 24, 2017

Two more Galileo satellites have reached Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, joining the first pair of navigation satellites…
Galileo’s search and rescue service in the spotlight

April 10, 2017

Europe’s Galileo satnav network does more than let us find our way – it is also helping to…
Galileo begins serving the globe

December 16, 2016

Europe’s own Galileo satellite navigation system has begun operating, with the satellites in space delivering positioning, navigation and…
Flying the fantastic four

November 9, 2016

This month, a single Ariane 5 rocket is set to propel four Galileo satellites into orbit for the…
And yet it moves: 14 Galileo satellites now in orbit

May 25, 2016

Named for the astronomer who pinpointed Earth’s true position in the Solar System, the Galileo satellite navigation system…
Space Solutions conference: bringing space to Earth

May 19, 2016

A major European space conference is taking place in the Netherlands at the end of this month, highlighting…
Satellites 11 and 12 join working Galileo fleet

April 30, 2016

Europe’s latest navigation satellites, launched last December, have been officially commissioned into the Galileo constellation, and are now…
Two more Galileo satellites poised for launch in May

February 27, 2016

Another pair of Galileo navigation satellites is scheduled for launch by Soyuz rocket in May, ahead of a…
Galileo signals covering more of the sky

February 2, 2016

Europe’s ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have started broadcasting working navigation messages. These two satellites were launched together…
Europe’s first decade of navigation satellites

December 28, 2015

Ten years ago today saw the launch of Europe’s very first navigation satellite. A decade of hard work…
Galileo’s dozen: 12 satellites now in orbit

December 18, 2015

The pace of deploying Europe’s own satellite navigation system continued to increase with today’s launch of the latest…
Galileos in the zone for launch

December 16, 2015

Galileos 11 and 12 are on the launch pad, attached to the top of their Soyuz rocket in…
More Galileo satellites broadcasting navigation signals

December 2, 2015

Having completed their rigorous checks in space, two more of Europe’s Galileo satellites are now fully operational, broadcasting…
Tracking new missions from down under

November 25, 2015

For beachgoers, Australia’s pristine west coast is an ideal location to catch some rays. It is also ideal…
Galileo satellites set for year-long Einstein experiment

November 10, 2015

Europe’s fifth and sixth Galileo satellites – subject to complex salvage manoeuvres following their launch last year into…
Galileo pair preparing for December launch

November 2, 2015

The next Galileo launch campaign has begun with the arrival of the latest pair of navigation satellites at…
Galileo satellites handed over to operator

September 25, 2015

Europe’s latest pair of Galileo satellites has passed its initial check out in space, allowing control to be…
Galileo satellites performing beautifully

September 16, 2015

Remember those two Galileo satellites that our friends at Arianespace rocketed into orbit last week? They are doing…
Galileo seen in space

September 11, 2015

This image was captured by Marco Langbroek, Leiden, The Netherlands, on 11 September 2015. It shows the Fregat…
Galileo taking flight: ten satellites now in orbit

September 11, 2015

Europe’s own satellite navigation system has come a step nearer to completion today, with Galileo 9 and 10…
Galileo satellites in launch zone

September 10, 2015

Europe’s ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have reached their launch pad, taking their position atop the vertical Soyuz…
Mission team ready for Galileo launch

September 7, 2015

4 September 2015 When the next pair of Galileo satellites is boosted into orbit next Friday, a team of…
Latest Galileos closing in on launch

September 2, 2015

Europe’s ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have been attached to the dispenser that will hold them during their…
Galileo satellites fuelled and ready for launcher attachment

September 1, 2015

Europe’s latest Galileo satellites are fully fuelled, leaving them ready to be attached to their launcher upper stage…
Next two Galileo satellites reach Europe’s Spaceport

July 28, 2015

Europe’s ninth and tenth Galileo satellites have crossed the Atlantic, touching down in French Guiana ahead of their…
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