European GPS ready to go into space

European Galileo satellite navigation system ready to launch

The satellites will be launch into orbit by Russian Soyuz rocket. The operation is sceduled on 20th October. One of the satellites is already on the way to the launch complex in French Guiana.

The European Galileo Project also scheduled launch of 2 more satellites in 2012, mostly for testing purposes. The users of the Galileo System should be able to enjoy its functionality? in 2015.