Europe's Galileo satellite navigation system launched satellites 13 and 14 today off on a Russian Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in French Guinea.

Galileo reported on its website that the 15th Soyuz launch from CSG will place the two new satellites, for Europe’s Galileo satellites navigation system, into circular orbit. Orbiters 13 and 14 were launched at 0848 GMT and the pair should enter Earth orbit at an altitude of 23,522 kilometres. The satelites didn't enter yet into or...


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