|17 October 2007|
|Galileo Giove B Test Campaign|
|Giove B in the Large European Acoustic Facility|
|The Galileo Giove B mechanical tests (a.o. acoustic noise test, see photo) have been successfully accomplished. The AIT team from Thales Alenia Space Roma is now preparing for the EMC and PIM test in the Maxwell Facility.|
GIOVE B, or Galileo In-Orbit Validation Element, is the second satellite built for ESA to test technology in orbit for the Galileo positioning system.