Rocket: Soyuz 2-1b
Payload: Galileo IOV
Date: Oct. 12, 2012
Time: 1815 GMT (2:15 p.m. EDT)
Launch Site: ELS, Guiana Space Center, Kourou, French Guiana

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By Stephen Clark

Welcome to Spaceflight Now's live coverage of a Soyuz rocket launching the second pair of Galileo in-orbit validation satellites for Europe's space-based navigation network. Text updates will appear automatically; there is no need to reload the page. Follow us on Twitter.

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