Galileo IOV take-off

Soyuz VS03 liftoff

Soyuz VS03 liftoff

Galileo IOV take-off

The Soyuz ST-B launcher carrying the next two Galileo In-Orbit Validation satellites took off as scheduled on 18:15:00 GMT (20:15:00 CEST). Deployment of its twin satellites into orbit is scheduled for three hours 44 minutes after take-off.


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