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Old 08 July 2004, 03:44   #31
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yes Lockheed have the contract from the FAA to stick the sat in space and they will have 3 geostationary sats in situ as will provide a better system asopposed to 2 in case of failure . Italy has been chosen as a ground station control for EGNOS the precursor to Gallileo
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Old 08 July 2004, 07:34   #32
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