Europe poised to launch navigation satellites after mishap
Europe was set to launch two navigation satellites Friday for its rival to America's GPS, the first additions to the Galileo constellation since a technical mishap misdirected two orbiters last year.
Sixth Galileo satellite reaches corrected orbit
The sixth Galileo satellite of Europe's navigation system has now entered its corrected target orbit, which will allow detailed testing to assess the performance of its navigation payload.
Galileo satellites ready for fuelling as launcher takes shape
All the elements for this month's Galileo launch are coming together at Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. As the two satellites undergo final testing and preparations, the first part of their Soyuz launcher ...
Latest Galileo satellites reach launch site
Another two Galileo satellites have touched down in French Guiana ready to take their place in Europe's satellite navigation constellation.
March of the moons: Hubble captures rare triple moon transit of Jupiter (w/ Video)
These new NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope images capture a rare occurrence as three of Jupiter's largest moons parading across the giant gas planet's banded face. Hubble took a string of images of the event ...
Europe to resume satnav launches in March: Arianespace
Europe in March will resume satellite launches for its troubled Galileo navigation system, hoping to boost by at least six the number of orbiters this year, Arianespace and the European Commission said Wednesday.
Image: Jupiter's cratered moon, Callisto
The speckled object depicted here is Callisto, Jupiter's second largest moon. This image was taken in May 2001 by NASA's Galileo spacecraft, which studied Jupiter and its moons from 1995 until 2003.
Four Galileo satellites at ESA test centre
ESA engineers unwrapped a welcome Christmas present: the latest Galileo satellite. The navigation satellite will undergo a full checkout in Europe's largest satellite test facility to prove its readiness ...
Errant navigation satellite reaches new orbit
The European Space Agency says a navigation satellite that ended up in the wrong orbit has completed a corrective maneuver.
Mislaunched navigation satellite may get second life: ESA
A navigation satellite sent astray by a mislaunch in August, has sent a signal from its faulty orbit, and may yet prove useful, the European Space Agency (ESA) said Tuesday.
NASA issues 'remastered' view of Jupiter's moon Europa
(Phys.org) —Scientists have produced a new version of what is perhaps NASA's best view of Jupiter's ice-covered moon, Europa. The mosaic of color images was obtained in the late 1990s by NASA's Galileo ...
Galileo satellite set for new orbit
ESA's fifth Galileo navigation satellite, one of two left in the wrong orbit this summer, will make a series of manoeuvres this month as a prelude to its health being confirmed.
No Galileo nav-sat launch for December - Arianespace
Space launch operator Arianespace said on Monday that Europe had decided against hoisting two more Galileo geolocation satellites in December following a launch mishap in August.
Galileo duo handed over in excellent shape
A pair of fully functioning Galileo navigation satellites was recently delivered to its operators, as preparations get underway for the next round of launches.