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  1. Galileo Satellites Fail To Reach Proper OrbitRead the original story

    Yesterday | Aero-News Network

    A pair of navigation satellites launched last week by Arianespace from its spaceport in French Guiana failed to reach their proper orbits, prompting the formation of an investigative committee to look into the launch.

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  2. Two Galileo GPS satellites launched in wrong orbitRead the original story

    Monday | ITworld

    Two satellites that are intended to form part of the European Galileo satellite navigation system went astray from their intended orbit after launch from French Guiana on Friday, satellite launch company Arianespace said.

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  3. Bucks sign second-round pick Damien InglisRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | InsideHoops

    ... Damien Inglis, to a multi-year contract, General Manager John Hammond announced today. A native of Cayenne in French Guiana, Inglis played last season with Roanne as a rookie in France's top league, Pro A, where he averaged 4.6 points and 3.6 ...

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  4. European satellites for GPS-like service put in wrong orbitRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | CBC News

    Space transport company Arianespace launched two satellites for Europe's Galileo system aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on Friday but they were put into the wrong orbit, calling into question their usefulness for the Galileo system.

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  5. Nav satellites go astrayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Ocean Navigator

    ... intended orbits, however . After a Friday, Aug. 22 launch from the European Space Agency (ESA) spaceport in French Guiana, the satellites ended up in different orbits than those planned by ESA. The two spacecraft had different orbital incliniations ...

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  6. Rocket 'Anomaly' Blamed For Putting European Navigation Satellites Into Wrong OrbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Universe Today

    An independent investigation committee is looking at why two European navigation satellites are in the wrong orbits following their launch from French Guiana last week.

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  7. 2 Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    ... company Arianespace say the satellites ended up in off-target orbits after being launched Friday from Kourou, French Guiana, aboard a Soyuz rocket. Saturday's agency statement did not explain whether their orbital paths could be corrected. ...

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  8. Third Drill Rig Arrives in French Guiana for Drilling at Columbus Gold's Paul Isnard ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Columbus Gold Corporation is pleased to report that a third drill rig has arrived in French Guiana and cleared customs.

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  9. EU to investigate Galileo launch failureRead the original story

    Yesterday | EUobserver

    ... launched into the wrong orbit. (Photo: wikipedia) The two satellites, Doresa and Milena, were launched from French Guiana, aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket last Friday, and are the fifth and sixth of 30 satellites scheduled to be launched as part of ...

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  10. Commission set up to identify causes of Galileo satellite anomalyRead the original story

    Monday | Xinhuanet

    ... Israel said. Galileo 5-6 satellites were carried aloft on a Soyuz rocket from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, at 12:27 GMT on Friday. About 3 hours 48 minutes after liftoff, the pair of satellites were deployed from their Fregat by the ...

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  11. Two satellites for Europe's version of American GPS go into wrong orbit, causing setbackRead the original story

    Monday | Pocket-lint.co.uk

    ... might result in major delays. Two satellites have gone into the wrong orbit. Although they were launched from French Guiana after a 24-hour delay due to bad weather, the two satellties failed to attain their intended orbit. It's not clear why there ...

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  12. Experts probe launch failure in European Union's $7.4 billion satnav projectRead the original story

    Monday | The Straits Times

    ... Galileo satnav programme sent into the wrong orbit. The pair were launched from Europe's space pad in Kourou, French Guiana, last Friday and were intended to be the first two fully operational satellites in the new-generation navigation system. ...

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  13. Two satellites for EU's $13 billion GPS-equivalent enter wrong orbitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Ars Technica

    ... two satellites were launched into incorrect orbits, and their fate is being decided by officials in Europe and French Guiana. Two fully operational satellites, which were intended to become a part of Europe's Galileo global positioning system, were ...

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  14. Europe Launches Two New Galileo Satellites into Wrong OrbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Escapist

    ... were launched by Arianespace, the company that handles launches for the European Space Agency (ESA), from French Guiana. After the Russian-made Soyuz capsule completed its flight tasks, monitors realized the satellites were orbiting too low. From ...

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  15. Europe navigation satellites in the wrong orbitsRead the original story

    Monday | KEPR CBS 19

    ... company Arianespace say the satellites ended up in off-target orbits after being launched Friday from Kourou, French Guiana, aboard a Soyuz rocket. Saturday's agency statement did not explain whether their orbital paths could be corrected. ...

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  16. Satellite error sets back EU's ambitious satnav programRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    ... company Arianespace launched two satellites for Europe's Galileo system aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on Friday but they were put into the wrong orbit, calling into question their usefulness for the Galileo system. It is the ...

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  17. Satellite error sets back EU's ambitious satnav programmeRead the original story

    Monday | Reuters

    ... company Arianespace launched two satellites for Europe's Galileo system aboard a Russian Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on Friday but they were put into the wrong orbit, calling into question their usefulness for the Galileo system. It is the ...

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  18. Experts probe launch failure for EU's satnav projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Bangkok Post

    ... sent into the wrong orbit. A Russian-built Soyuz rocket takes off from Europe's Kourou space centre in French Guiana on August 22, 2014 The pair were launched from Europe's space pad in Kourou, French Guiana, last Friday and were intended to be the ...

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  19. Inquiry after satellites launched into wrong orbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | RTE.ie

    An international inquiry is under way into an embarassing error which has left two multi-million euro European satellites that were launched on Friday from French Guiana in the wrong orbit.

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  20. Commission reports setback for Galileo projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | EurActiv.com

    ... is turning our huge investment in space into concrete results". The satellites were launched from Kourou, in French Guiana, with a Russian Soyuz launcher. Four satellites are already in orbit. The two additional satellites, based on a new design, ...

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