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Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Satellites

European PNT Satellites (Galileo)


2008 – Galileo

The European Union continues to develop the ##-satellite Galileo constellation, expected to be launched in 2010. Funding has been approved for the project, and in April 2008 the second GIOVE…

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2009 – Galileo

The European Union continues to develop its planned ##-satellite Galileo constellation, although budgetary and technical issues have caused the program to progress at a slower pace and higher cost than…

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2010 – Galileo

The European PNT system, a ##-satellite constellation called Galileo, is under development by the European Union. In January 2010, the first contracts for satellite construction were awarded, and the first…

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2011 – Galileo

The European Union (EU) is developing a PNT system called Galileo. The Galileo constellation will consist of ## operational satellites and three in-orbit spares. In October 2011, the first ##…

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2012 – Galileo

Europe also has made strides in developing its PNT system, Galileo. A joint initiative between the European Commission (EC) and ESA, the Galileo constellation will consist of ## operational satellites…

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2013 – Galileo

A joint initiative between the European Commission (EC) and ESA, the Galileo constellation will consist of ## operational satellites in MEO. Europe launched ## in-orbit validation (IOV) spacecraft between 2011…

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Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure – TSR 2015

Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure - TSR 2015 examines global human spaceflight operations, launch vehicles from all spacefaring nations, communications satellite constellations, PNT satellites, Earth observation and remote sensing satellites, defense satellites,…

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Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure – TSR 2014

Infrastructure: Space Infrastructure - TSR 2014 examines global human spaceflight operations to include both the Chinese and US space stations, launch vehicles from all spacefaring nations, communications satellite constellations, PNT…

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