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  1. Giove blazes the trail for Galileo

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    December 13, 2005

    Go, go Galileo! The Giove-A satellite has arrived in Baikonur ready for launch 28 December onboard Soyouz-Fregat. Giove-A is the 1st step in implementing Europe’s Galileo satellite navigation system, which will ultimately comprise a constellation of 30 satellites set to enter full operational service in 2010.

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  2. Wind, sand and happy memories...

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    December 27, 2006

    Just back from their 2-week expedition to the Sahara, the “sand travellers” tell their story.

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  3. Space in Strasbourg

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    October 7, 2008

    Strasbourg is the archetypal European city, making it the natural choice to host a large-scale space event during France’s turn at the helm of the EU presidency. This operation will be taking place in the city centre from 22 October to 5 November.

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  4. Ultralight structures set to sail away in 2010- Sailing back to Earth

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    June 27, 2007

    In 2011, after it has completed its mission to investigate the equivalence principle, the Microscope satellite will become another spent piece of space debris in an already cluttered low-Earth orbit.

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