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Launch Success for Soyuz and Satellites
From French Guiana, a Europeanized Russian Soyuz rocket released two European Galileo satellites into orbit on May 24. (Image credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace-Optique Video du CSG, P. Piron)

Two European Galileo satellites (the 13th and 14th of 26 total to be placed) were successfully launched today (May 24) atop a Europeanized Russian Soyuz rocket and released into space. The launch took place in French Guiana at Europe's Spaceport. [See more amazing rocket launches.]

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