Archive for August, 2014

  • New Galileo satellites in wrong orbit
    August 24, 2014, by Raymond Johnston of The Prague Post

    The first two Galileo Full Operational Capability (FOC) satellites, launched on August 22 from the Guiana Space Centre, have not reached their intended orbits. The satellites were launched as payload […]

  • Bulgaria central bank to print 60 million new banknotes
    August 22, 2014, by The Sofia Globe staff

    The Bulgarian National Bank (BNB) has put in an order for 60 million new banknotes with the Bulgarian subsidiary of French secure printing firm Oberthur Fiduciaire, according to paperwork filed […]

  • Russian aid convoy crosses into Ukraine
    August 22, 2014, by VOANews

    Witnesses say the first trucks from a Russian aid convoy crossed the border into Ukraine after Moscow said it was tired of waiting for Kyiv’s permission to move forward. Russia’s […]

  • Bluetongue disease has killed 3000 animals in Bulgaria
    August 22, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    About 3000 animals in Bulgaria have died from Bluetongue disease and 22 out of 26 districts in the country are affected. This emerged on August 22 from statements by caretaker […]

  • Galileo programme steps away from Soyuz rockets
    August 22, 2014, by The Prague Post

    The EU satellite navigation programme Galileo signed a 500 million euro agreement for three Ariane-5 launchers on August 20 with Arianespace, which will bring an operational Galileo service much closer. […]