The first two European Galileo satellite navigation system will launch in October
BRUSSELS, May 23 (Xinhua reporter Wang Huan Ying) announced that 23 officials of the European Commission, the European Galileo global satellite navigation system (Galileo) in the first two satellites is expected to be officially in October located 20 from Kourou in French Guiana Space Center launch.
European Commission member responsible for industrial affairs, Ta Yani told the press announced the news. He said the two satellites will be in a Belgian Bulgarian children and a child’s name.
According to the Secretary for the European Space Agency – 雅克多尔丹 introduction, launch date for all participants in the Galileo program in a meeting held this month determined. He said that the first two satellites will be launched at the Kourou Space Center in Russia “coalition” carrier rocket carrying the sky.
Galileo for the EU is important, it not only make the people’s lives more convenient, also for the EU industry and commerce bring considerable economic benefits. Galileo program includes a total of 30 satellites.