European Commission, BRUSSELS — The European Commission adopted a communication on progress on the Galileo program. Less than two years after the launch of the project in March 2002 and less than six months after the actual setting up of the Galileo joint undertaking, the Commission was keen to inform Parliament and the Council of progress achieved in the development phase of the project.
Among other things, the communication covers the ordering of the first two experimental satellites, the cooperation agreement with China and the procedure for designating the future concession holder for the system.
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