- n Italian astronomer and mathematician who was the first to use a telescope to study the stars; demonstrated that different weights descend at the same rate; perfected the refracting telescope that enabled him to make many discoveries (1564-1642)
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- ESA Unveils ‘New Breed’ of Galileo Satellite
The European Space Agency (ESA) has released a series of photos providing the first detailed views of the next batch of Galileo satellites, the first of which has already been delivered to ESA for rigorous testing in simulated space conditions.
June 24, 2013 - GPS World
- Jacques Barrot in San Jose Mercury News
Galileo ...... presents a unique opportunity for new applications, economic growth and job creation in the European Union,said EU Transport Commissioner Jacques Barrot, who launched the consultation.
- Wolfgang Tiefensee in International Herald Tribune
Galileo is in a profound and serious crisis. We're in a dead end street,Tiefensee said. "The cardinal problem is that the companies still have not been able to agree on the way forward. We need to find an alternative solution."