PARIS – European launch consortium Arianespace successfully orbited a second pair of operational Galileo navigation and timing satellites for the European Commission on March 27, launching the twin spacecraft atop a European version of Russia’s Soyuz rocket from the Guiana Space Center (CSG) in Kourou. The mission follows the botched Soyuz launch last August of the first two full operational capability (FOC) Galileo spacecraft, which were injected into an orbit lower than ...

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