Baku-APA. Four more satellites will be launched by the end of this year for Galileo, the European Union's indigenous satellite navigation program, the EU has said, following the successful launch of two satellites late Friday night, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
The next launch of Galileo satellites is scheduled for September 2015, according to European Commission statements. The Commission aims to ensure the provision of initial Galileo services by 2016 and full services by 2020.
The EU's Galileo satellite navigation system now has eight satellites in orbit following the launch of the latest pair on Friday night.