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Ariane 5 booster soars into orbit with four Galileo navigation satellitesTomasz NowakowskiNovember 17th, 2016
Thundering off from the launch pad at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, an Ariane 5 rocket took to the skies on Thursday, Nov. 17, to replenish Europe’s Galileo navigation network. The booster, carrying four Galileo FOC (Full Operational Capability) satellites, lifted off at 10:06 a.m. local time (8:06 a.m. EST / 13:06 GMT).
Ariane 5 to launch a quartet of Galileo navigation satellites into orbitTomasz NowakowskiNovember 15th, 2016
Arianespace is all set to launch four new navigation satellites for Europe’s Galileo network atop an Ariane 5 launcher. The rocket will lift off at 10:06 a.m. local time (8:06 a.m. EST / 13:06 GMT) Nov. 17 from the ELA-3 launch pad at the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana.