European Space Agency (ESA) officials say they are still investigating the cause of a drop in power that occurred in May on one of the four in-orbit validation (IOV) spacecraft for Europe’s Galileo navigation, position and timing satellite system. The agency has shut down the spacecraft and reduced power on all four IOV satellites as a precautionary measure while it determines the root cause of the anomaly. Javier Benedicto, ESA’s Galileo program manager, says investigators ...


You must be a paid subscriber to access "ESA Investigating Power Anomalies On Galileo Testbed Spacecraft".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.