An illustration of Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo



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An illustration of Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo
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On 25 October 2010, the development of Galileo, the future European satellite navigation system, reached another important milestone. In Brussels, the European Space Agency and Spaceopal GmbH signed a contract for the operation of 18 Galileo satellites. Spaceopal is a joint venture between the DLR Space Applications Company (GfR) and the Italian company Telespazio.
Credit: ESA-J.Huart.
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