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Galileo 5, ..., 26 (Galileo-FOC FM1, ..., FM22)

Galileo-FOC [ESA]

The Galileo satellite navigation system will consist of a total of 30 spacecraft in three planes in medium Earth orbit, which will each be occupied by nine satellites, and with three spares satellites distributed on the three orbital planes. At an altitude of 23,616 kilometers and an inclination of 56 degrees, the system will provide accurate positioning data to users as far north as 75 degrees longitude.

Although similar in design to the American GPS system and the Russian GLONASS navigation network, Galileo-FOC will be under the control of strictly civilian organizations. Galileo is the first joint program to be shared between the European Space Agency and the European Union.

In January 2010 the consortium consisting of OHB-System GmbH and SSTL was selected to built the first 14 Galileo-FOC (Galileo-Full Operational Capability) satellites of the system. OHB-System will act as prime contractor, build the busses while SSTL will provide the payloads. In January 2012, eight more satellites were ordered.

The satellites carry a navigation payload consisting of two rubidium and two hydrogen maser atomic clocks. The navigation signals are broadcast on L-band. An additional payload is the MEO SAR search and rescue transponder payload.

The first launch of this series ended in a lower than planned orbit.

Nation: Europe
Type / Application: Navigation
Operator: ESA
Contractors: OHB-System GmbH (Bus, prime), SSTL (payload)
Equipment: Galileo Navigation payload, MEO SAR
Configuration:
Propulsion: 8 × 1 N MO NARC-1 hydrazine thrusters
Power: 2 deployable solar arrays, batteries
Lifetime: +12 years
Mass: 733 kg
Orbit: 23616 km × 23616 km, 56°
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
Galileo 5 (Galileo-FOC FM1, GSAT 0201, Doresa) 2014-050A 22.08.2014 Ko ELS P Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 6
Galileo 6 (Galileo-FOC FM2, GSAT 0202, Milena) 2014-050B 22.08.2014 Ko ELS P Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 5
Galileo 7 (Galileo-FOC FM3, GSAT 0203, Adam) 2015-017A 27.03.2015 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 8
Galileo 8 (Galileo-FOC FM4, GSAT 0204, Anastasia) 2015-017B 27.03.2015 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 7
Galileo 9 (Galileo-FOC FM5, GSAT 0205, Alba) 2015-045A 11.09.2015 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 10
Galileo 10 (Galileo-FOC FM6, GSAT 0206, Oriana) 2015-045B 11.09.2015 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 9
Galileo 11 (Galileo-FOC FM8, GSAT 0208, Andriana) 2015-079B 17.12.2015 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 12
Galileo 12 (Galileo-FOC FM9, GSAT 0209, Liene) 2015-079A 17.12.2015 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 11
Galileo 13 (Galileo-FOC FM10, GSAT 0210, Danielè) 2016-030A 24.05.2016 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 14
Galileo 14 (Galileo-FOC FM11, GSAT 0211, Alizée) 2016-030B 24.05.2016 Ko ELS Soyuz-STB Fregat-MT with Galileo 13
Galileo 15 (Galileo-FOC FM7, GSAT 0207, Antonianna) - 2016 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 16, Galileo 17, Galileo 18
Galileo 16 (Galileo-FOC FM12, GSAT 0212, Lisa) - 2016 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 15, Galileo 17, Galileo 18
Galileo 17 (Galileo-FOC FM13, GSAT 0213, Kimberley) - 2016 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 15, Galileo 16, Galileo 18
Galileo 18 (Galileo-FOC FM14, GSAT 0214, Tijmen) - 2016 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 15, Galileo 16, Galileo 17
Galileo 19 (Galileo-FOC FM15, GSAT 0215, Nicole) - 2017 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 20, Galileo 21, Galileo 22
Galileo 20 (Galileo-FOC FM16, GSAT 0216, Zofia) - 2017 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 19, Galileo 21, Galileo 22
Galileo 21 (Galileo-FOC FM17, GSAT 0217, Alexandre) - 2017 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 19, Galileo 20, Galileo 22
Galileo 22 (Galileo-FOC FM18, GSAT 0218, Irina) - 2017 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 19, Galileo 20, Galileo 21
Galileo 23 (Galileo-FOC FM19, GSAT 0219, Tara) - 2018 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 24, Galileo 25, Galileo 26
Galileo 24 (Galileo-FOC FM20, GSAT 0220, Samuel) - 2018 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 23, Galileo 25, Galileo 26
Galileo 25 (Galileo-FOC FM21, GSAT 0221, Anna) - 2018 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 23, Galileo 24, Galileo 26
Galileo 26 (Galileo-FOC FM22, GSAT 0222, Ellen) - 2018 Ko ELA-3 Ariane-5ES-Galileo with Galileo 23, Galileo 24, Galileo 25

Note: The assignment of individual satellites to the corresponding launches may change.

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