Date Set for Launch of First Two Galileo Satellites

The launch date for the first two operational satellites (there are two test ones already in orbit) is Oct. 20. The place? Kuru in French Guiana, a French territory in South America, is the launch site. Sixteen more will fill out the constellation expected to be in use by 2014.

- AP

Published Monday, May 23rd, 2011

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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