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Ariane 5 launches a further two satellites into space

Arianespace has successfully sent a further two satellites into space. The Ariane 5 rocket was launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French

Arianespace has successfully sent a further two satellites into space. The Ariane 5 rocket was launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French

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Europe's earth-monitoring Sentinel satellite heads into space

It is a revolutionary eye in the sky in what has been dubbed the most ambitious Earth observation venture ever. European radar satellite

It is a revolutionary eye in the sky in what has been dubbed the most ambitious Earth observation venture ever. European radar satellite

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European rocket lifts off from French Guiana

The European VEGA rocket launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou early on Tuesday morning to put satellites into orbit. The launcher was

The European VEGA rocket launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou early on Tuesday morning to put satellites into orbit. The launcher was

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Soyuz rocket blasts off from French Guiana

A Soyuz rocket blasted off from French Guiana on the north east coast of South America on Friday, the second launch of its kind. The Russian-built

A Soyuz rocket blasted off from French Guiana on the north east coast of South America on Friday, the second launch of its kind. The Russian-built

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Evergreen Soyuz takes off from the Tropics

It took Gagarin and Sputnik into space, and has flown safely over 1700 times: Soyuz is over 60 years old, but it begins a new tropical chapter this

It took Gagarin and Sputnik into space, and has flown safely over 1700 times: Soyuz is over 60 years old, but it begins a new tropical chapter this

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French Caribbean regions reject more autonomy

Voters in two French overseas departments in the Caribbean have overwhelmingly said ‘no’ to greater autonomy from Paris. Nearly 70 percent in

Voters in two French overseas departments in the Caribbean have overwhelmingly said ‘no’ to greater autonomy from Paris. Nearly 70 percent in

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ESA gears up to launch Herschel and Planck

The countdown is on in French Guiana to one of the most important launches in the history of European Space Research. This single Ariane rocket

The countdown is on in French Guiana to one of the most important launches in the history of European Space Research. This single Ariane rocket