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A surge of space radiation recently shook the Giove-B satellite and forced it into â€œsafe modeâ€ for two weeks.
Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Oberpfaffenhofen (ddp) - The new main control centre of the European satellite navigation system Galileo was opened on Monday [ 8 September] in Oberpfaffenhofen.
Text of report by independent German news agency ddp Berlin - Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU) [Christian Democratic Union] is promoting the project costing billions for a future European satellite navigation system.
By Sarah Arnott Satellite network, designed to give Europe independence, has been delayed by Brussels rows The European Commission kicked off plans yesterday for a rival to the United States' global positioning system (GPS) with calls for suppliers for 3.4bn-worth (2.7bn) of hi-tech space-technology deals.
Earlier this week, GIOVE-A successfully transmitted its first navigation message, containing the information needed by user receivers to calculate their position.
PARIS (Reuters) - The European Space Agency will sign a contract next week with Galileo Industries that will bring the EU's Galileo navigation satellite closer to challenging the U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS).
The GIOVE-A satellite is in good health and started transmitting the first Galileo signals from medium Earth orbit on January 12.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - South Korea signed up to the European Union's first satellite navigation program, known as Galileo, the European Commission said on Thursday.
The European Union launched its first Galileo navigation satellite on Wednesday, moving to challenge the United States' Global Positioning System (GPS).
By Richard Balmforth MOSCOW (Reuters) - The European Union launched its first Galileo navigation satellite on Wednesday, moving to challenge the United States' Global Positioning System (GPS).
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