Corporate 20 Aug. 2014
Arianespace serves the Galileo constellation and Europe’s ambitions in space with the signature of three new launch services using Ariane 5 ES

Photo credit: ©2014 ESA-CNES-Arianespace/Photo Optique Vidéo CSG The contract for Arianespace’s three Ariane 5 launches to orbit a total of 12 Galileo FOC (Full Operational Capability) satellites was signed on August 20, 2014 at the Spaceport in French Guiana by Chairman and CEO Stéphane Israël (seated, at left) and Didier Faivre, ESA Director of the Galileo Program and Navigation-related Activities. Joining them were ESA Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain, and Daniel Calleja Crespo, Director General for Enterprise and Industry, European Commission.

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