Oct 11

One Soyuz launcher, two Galileo satellites, three successes for Europe

Source: ESA

Soyuz lift off. Image credits: ESA/CNES/ARIANESPACE - S. Corvaja, 2011.

The first pair of satellites for Europe's Galileo global navigation satellite system has been lofted into orbit by the first Russian Soyuz vehicle ever launched from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana in a milestone mission. (read more)

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