http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4555298.stm Great achievement and good to see SSTL behind this particular satellite - and good to see the old Russian launcher still performing. However - why? The European Space Industry is very sucessful, but will this turn into a vast and bloated Euro Project run by the idiots in Brussels? Or will it genuinely bring benefits that GPS doesn't? Genuine questions from a confused Fozzy.