News from ESA

  • 02 October 2017
    Europe’s next two Galileo navigation satellites have touched down in Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana ahead of the launch of a quartet by Ariane 5 at the end of this year.
  • 15 September 2017
    Four of the latest set of Galileo navigation satellites will be launched on Ariane 6 rockets – ESA’s first contract to use Europe’s new vehicle.
  • 04 September 2017
    The last of 22 Galileo satellites has departed ESA’s Test Centre in the Netherlands – concluding the single longest and largest scale test campaign in the establishment’s history.
  • 31 July 2017
    Each Galileo satellite must go through a rigorous test campaign to assure its readiness for space