Four Galileo Satellites being Fueled

The four Galileo satellites are prepared for their launch on November 17, 2016 at 13:06:48 UTC. The launch will mark a novelty. It is the first launch of the heavy-lift Ariane 5 for Galileo carrying 4 satellites at once. Within 4 hours after lift-off the satellites shall be already in their circular orbits.

Status Summary

Nr Name SV ID Slot Launch Launch Date First Availability Status
Giove A  Giove A Dec 28, 2005
Giove B  Giove B Apr 27, 2008
1 GSAT0101 11 IOV-1 Oct 21, 2011  2013-08-23 14:08 Available
2 GSAT0102 12 IOV-1 Oct 21, 2011  2013-08-23 16:24 Available
3 GSAT0103 19 IOV-2 Oct 12, 2012  2013-08-23 15:20 Available
4 GSAT0104  20 IOV-2 Oct 12, 2012  2013-07-01 10:25 Not Available
5 GSAT0201 FOC-M1 Aug 22, 2014 2016-08-05 00:00 Testing
6 GSAT0202 FOC-M1 Aug 22, 2014 2016-08-05 00:00 Testing
7 GSAT0203 26 FOC-M2 Mar 27, 2015  2015-12-03 11:06 Available
8 GSAT0204 22 FOC-M2 Mar 27, 2015  2015-12-04 13:19 Available
9 GSAT0205 24 FOC-M3 Sep 11, 2015  2016-01-28 Available
10 GSAT0206 30 FOC-M3 Sep 11, 2015  2016-01-28 Available
11 GSAT0208 08 FOC-M4 Dec 17, 2015  2016-04-22 Available
12 GSAT0209 09 FOC-M4 Dec 17, 2015  2016-04-22 Available
13 GSAT0210 01 A02 FOC-M5 May 24, 2016 Under Commissioning
2016-06-01
14 GSAT0211 02 A06 FOC-M5 May 24, 2016 Under Commissioning
2016-06-01
15 GSAT02xx FOC-M6 Nov 17, 2016 Launch scheduled at 13:06:48 UT
16 GSAT02xx FOC-M6 Nov 17, 2016 Launch scheduled at 13:06:48 UT
17 GSAT02xx FOC-M6 Nov 17, 2016 Launch scheduled at 13:06:48 UT
18 GSAT02xx FOC-M6 Nov 17, 2016 Launch scheduled at 13:06:48 UT

Status: 2016 10 26

(Sources: Galileo Constellation, GPS world, Previous Report)