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May 31, 2016

Europe’s Galileo Navigation System Adds Two Satellites

The European Union-funded Galileo satellite navigation system added its 13th and 14th satellites after a successful launch atop a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on May 24, 2016. Nearly four hours after liftoff, the twin Galileos were deployed into orbit approximately 23,522 kilometers above Earth.

September 11, 2015

Arianespace’s Latest Galileo Mission a Success with Soyuz Launch of Two Satellites

Kourou, Sept. 11, 2015—Arianespace has successfully launched the ninth and tenth satellites in the Galileo constellation for the European Commission, under a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA). The company's eighth launch of the year, and the 12th Soyuz launch from the Guiana Space Center (CSG), Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana, took place on

October 24, 2014

Airbus Defence and Space Innovation Wins European Satellite Navigation Competition 2014

BERLIN, Oct. 24, 2014—Yesterday evening, the international satellite navigation industry gathered at the Berlin headquarters of Deutsche Telekom to award prizes to this year's best innovations in the commercial use of satellite navigation technology. The big winner of the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC) 2014 was Airbus Defence & Space, which won over the jury