News from ESA

  • 17 July 2018
    The last four Galileo satellites of the second FOC (Full Operational Capability) batch are scheduled for launch on 25 July at 11:25 GMT (13:25 CEST, 08:25 local time) from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, on an Ariane 5 rocket, designated Flight VA244 by Arianespace.
  • 17 July 2018
    The protective launch fairing for Galileos 23–26 is in place, ahead of their Wednesday 25 July 2018 launch
  • 13 July 2018
    Europe’s next Galileo satellites have been put in place on top of the Ariane 5 launcher due to lift them from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana on Wednesday 25 July.
  • 11 July 2018
    Technology image of the week: Galileo satellites ‘seen’ in augmented reality, using a new Galileo-focused smartphone app developed by ESA engineers