Galileo is the GPS system run by the European Union. It is one of several separate GNS satellite networks, orbiting the Earth, that can be called upon to deliver real-time geo-location and relatively precise positioning.
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Predictably, for a governments sponsored project, the European Galileo GPS satellite system, intended to provide GPS independent of the US system, has hit a major snafu. It?s run out of money.
German Transport Minister Wolfga...
The European Union has launched the second and final test satellite for its $5.3-billion rival to the US Global Positioning System on Sunday, brushing off industry doubts over its viability.
"[Galileo] will be operational in...
The EU's much-delayed Galileo sat-nav network will begin operation in 2014, the European Commission said Thursday as it awarded key contracts to Germany's OHB System and France's Arianespace.
The European system is aimed t...
The maiden launch Thursday of a Russian-built Soyuz from Europe's space base, carrying the first satellites of a planned rival to the GPS, was scrubbed around two hours before liftoff, officials said.
Satellite launch operat...
The Galileo satellite navigation system will soon become a reality after being given final approval in Brussels.
Galileo will be interoperable with the US GPS, working to improve the accuracy of planet-wie global positioning,...