Galileo navigation satellites

Galileo navigation satellites

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Caption: Galileo navigation satellite network. Artwork of several navigation satellites for the European Galileo network, orbiting over Europe (reflection, top right, shows the Mediterranean Sea). Galileo will be a civilian global positioning system (GPS) that will consist of 30 satellites orbiting over 23,000 kilometres above the Earth. Galileo will be more accurate than, and compatible with, the other GPS systems. Applications include car, train and aircraft guidance, rescue services, and road use taxation. Each satellite is seen with solar panels (blue) to provide power. The complete network is scheduled to operate from 2008.

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