Finally the first two Galileo FOC satellites arrived in Kourou

The first two Galileo satellite for the full operational constellation (FOC) arrived on May 7 at 2:00 am in Kourou. The satellite will undergo launch preparations and are scheduled for launch on August 22 as already reported earlier.

In the mean time the next Galileo satellite started the testing under space conditions at ETS in Nordwijk.

 (Source: wallstreet-online.de (English) among other sources in German)