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Op-Ed: The hot tech to look forward to in 2015

As with every year, 2015 will likely feature a ton of new updates to flagship tech. We'll probably see an iPhone 7, the Galaxy S6 and so forth. But 2015 will also see an influx of entirely new innovation bound to drop jaws.

Galileo's first Soyuz launch, gives EU independent nav system

Kourou - The European Union has launched its own global navigational satellites, which now joins the American GPS, and the Russian GLONASS already in orbit.

Galileo's fingers, tooth found: To go on display

Relics of astronomer and mathematician, Galileo Galilei, that were believed lost have resurfaced. A finger, a thumb and a tooth inside an 18th-century blown-glass vase, inside a wooden case topped with a wooden bust of Galileo were recently identified.

New theory claims Galileo discovered Neptune

According to a new theory proposed by Australian researchers, Astronomer Galileo Galilei may have discovered Neptune in 1613 — 234 years before the planet was officially found.

Happy 400th Anniversary, Galileo Galilei

If Galileo were alive today, he’d undoubtedly get an astronomical Nobel prize for cosmological discoveries that changed our views of our world and the universe as we knew it.

Fresh Crew Arrives at Space Station

WASHINGTON (voa) - A Russian Soyuz spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station with a fresh international crew. Two days after launch from Baikonur, Kazakhstan, Russian cosmonaut Alexander Kaleri and U.S. astronaut Michael Foale have reac...

Galileo Probe Ends 14 Year Mission to Jupiter

WASHINGTON (voa) - One of the most remarkable chapters in the history of planetary exploration ended Sunday, September 21, 2003, at 1857 UTC when the American spacecraft Galileo plunged to its demise into the dense atmosphere of Jupiter. The suicide mi...

Galileo Space Probe Set For One Last Jupiter Rendezvous

HAMBURG (dpa) - After the most successful interplanetary research mission in history, the German-American space craft Galileo has now been put on course for a crash landing with the planet it has been studying for more than half a decade: Jupiter. ...

Galileo Space Probe On Its Last Mission

WASHINGTON (voa) - NASA will bring an era in space exploration to an end Thursday, as the Galileo space probe takes one final swing past the major moons of Jupiter before heading for its own destruction. Galileo will fly within 100-kilometers of th...

Galileo Re-enforces Security With Tivoli Software

ROSEMONT, Ill. and AUSTIN, Texas - Supporting travel agencies worldwide connected to its computer reservation systems is no easy task. Galileo, a global travel distribution services leader, will use Tivoli SecureWay software (an IBM company) to control...

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Four more Galileo satellites were launched today by an Ariane 5. Their arrival in orbit brings the G...
Four more Galileo satellites were launched today by an Ariane 5. Their arrival in orbit brings the Galileo constellation to 26 satellites,
Headquarters of the Galileo system in Prague (left)
Headquarters of the Galileo system in Prague (left)
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Galileo Galilei facing the Roman Inquisition.
Galileo Galilei facing the Roman Inquisition.
Cristiano Banti
European Space Agency/Pierre Carril

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