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Galileo satellites

December 18, 2015

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 pair of Galileo satellites, doubling the number of satellites in space within nine months.Galileo 11 and 12 lifted off together at 11:51 GMT (12:51 CET, 08:51 local time) atop a Soyuz rocket from French