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We have already reported on the EU’s ill-fated attempt to conquer the final frontier a number of times. But the big day has finally arrived.Three years after the original planned launch date of the European satellite navigation system Galileo, the firs…

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It is hard to think of a better example of how not to run a large-scale infrastructure project than the EU’s Galileo satellite system. In a new briefing we set out the latest cost over-runs and delays to a project that is now expected to be completed a…

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