Six Galileo Satellites Planned for 2015 Launch

January 20, 2015  - By
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Six Galileo satellites are scheduled to be launched this year, European Space Agency (ESA) Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain said on January 16.

“The launch of six satellites is scheduled for 2015. The [European] Commission will determine the terms of the launches at the end of January,” Dordain said at a press briefing. The satellites will be put into orbit by Ariane 5 and Soyuz carrier rockets.

The Galileo project is jointly implemented by the European Union and the ESA.


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