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Soyuz Rocket Launches Galileo Satellites: Liftoff!
Credit: ESA–S. Corvaja
A Russian Soyuz lifts off for the third time from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place the second pair of Galileo In-Orbit Validation satellites into orbit from Kourou, French Guiana, on Oct. 12, 2012.