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From the Guiana spaceport near Kourou, just five degrees north of the equator, our correspondent Claudio Rosmino waited with baited breath for
Arianespace has successfully sent a further two satellites into space. The Ariane 5 rocket was launched from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French
It is a revolutionary eye in the sky in what has been dubbed the most ambitious Earth observation venture ever. European radar satellite
Europe has launched its latest satellite – charged with taking scientific endeavor sky-high. Gaia lifted off from French Guiana at 10.12 CET and is
A cutting edge, billion-pixel camera will be launched into space on the world-famous Gaia telescope in an effort to learn more about the origin and
An Ariane 5 rocket has been launched from French Guiana carrying two important satellites into space. It is the third Ariane launch this
The European VEGA rocket launched from the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou early on Tuesday morning to put satellites into orbit. The launcher was
Europe’s small satellite launcher, Vega, which was due to take off from French Guiana Saturday morning has had its blast-off postponed. The rocket
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
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
An Ariane 5 rocket and its payload of two telecommunications satellites were launched from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on Wednesday.
After more than a month of delays caused by technical problems and bad weather, Ariane 5 has finally launched into space from French Guiana. 40
Voters in two French overseas departments in the Caribbean have overwhelmingly said ‘no’ to greater autonomy from Paris. Nearly 70 percent in
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