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GALILEO

Galileo Galilei was an Italian astronomer (1564-1642) who discovered Jupiter’s four largest satellites and is generally considered the father of modern astronomy. No surprise that the Europeans name their answer to GPS, “GALILEO”.

  1. What is GALILEO?
    GALILEO will not just provide more independence from GPS: but greater accuracy and coverage, too.
  2. Use of GALILEO
    A civilian alternative to GPS, GALILEO can focus on its enormous social and economic potential.
  3. The benefits of GALILEO
    GALILEO is about much more than just better navigation.
  4. How GALILEO works
    All the ingenuity of GPS, with enhanced data and improved communication.

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