[Loadstone] ESA's most advanced navigation satellite launched tonight

Rob Melchers rmpro at planet.nl
Sun Apr 27 06:03:59 BST 2008


ESA's most advanced navigation satellite launched tonight
27 April 2008
ESA PR 25-2008 A further step towards the deployment of Europe's Galileo 
global navigation satellite system was taken tonight, with the successful 
launch of ESA's second Galileo In-Orbit Validation Element (GIOVE-B) 
satellite, carrying the most accurate atomic clock ever flown into space.

http://www.esa.int/esaCP/SEM9GD2QGFF_index_0.html
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