Galileo: the countdown begins

After final political clearance Galileo can get set for lift off. Politicians have finally given the go-ahead after years of setbacks and delays. Now the horse trading over contracts begins.
08 Apr 2008

Galileo crash leaves Commission red-faced

The timing couldn’t have been worse. As the European Commission announces two new public/private research partnerships, it admits that its flagship partnership project - the ambitious Galileo satellite system - has crashed and burned.
22 May 2007