GIOVE-A
21 Sep 2009
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GIOVE-A was the first test for Galileo, the first positioning, navigation and timing system for civil use consisting of a constellation of 24 satellites. GIOVE-A tested critical Galileo instruments and technologies.

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​​​​Dish at Chilbolton Observatory​​

 
RAL Space Involvement

Telemetry and telecommand from RAL; signal verification from Chilbolton.

Subject
Earth Observation

Main Objectives
Demonstration of Galileo operation using the GIOVE A satellite.

Launch Date
28 December 2005

​Partners
​ESA, SSTL

Further Project Information 

SSTL



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