French Guiana Newswire

French Guiana Newswire

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  1. LISA Pathfinder set for launch siteRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    LISA Pathfinder launch composite at IABG's space test centre in Ottobrunn, near Munich, Germany, on 31 August 2015, before it departs to the launch site. Slated for launch by Vega in November 2015, ESA's gravitational-wave detection technology demonstrator is ready to begin launch preparations in September at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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  2. FCube facility enters operations with fueling of Soyuz Fregat upper stageRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Processing has been completed for the initial Soyuz Fregat upper stage to be handled in the Spaceport's Fregat Fueling Facility - the newest site in French Guiana to support Arianespace's sustained operational cadence. This milestone Fregat will be used for the upcoming Arianespace medium-lift Soyuz mission, which is set for September 10 with two European Galileo navigation satellites.

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  3. LISA Pathfinder set for launch siteRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Astronomy

    LISA Pathfinder, the European Space Ageny's demonstrator for spaceborne observations of gravitational waves, is ready to leave for Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Scheduled for launch on a Vega rocket later this year, the spacecraft was on display today at IABG's test center in Ottobrunn, near Munich, Germany, where final integration and extensive tests were performed over the past few months.

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  4. Sahara Desert in Central AlgeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Scientific Computing/Instrument.

    ... produce unique and striking scenes. Sentinel-2A was launched on June 23, 2015, from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana. Although the satellite's multispectral imager is still being calibrated, it delivered a spectacular first scan of Earth on June ...

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  5. Preparations with both passengers ongoing at KourouRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    The ARSAT series of spacecraft is produced by Argentina's INVAP, with Airbus Defence and Space and Thales Alenia Space serving as leading equipment suppliers. Dual payload preparations are underway for the next Ariane 5 launch, with the arrival of nbn's Sky Muster at the Spaceport and processing of the ARSAT-2 spacecraft for operator ARSAT in French Guiana.

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  6. SSL delivers high performance broadband satellite to launch baseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Space Systems/Loral reports that a high performance satellite designed and built for Australia's new NBN broadband network has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace. The high capacity broadband satellite, which will provide service to more than 200,000 Australians, demonstrates SSL's leadership in providing satellites for high speed internet access.

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  7. SSL Ships "Sky Muster" Satellite for Australia's Broadband NetworkRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 30 | Converge! Network Digest

    ... help 'round-up' and connect Australians. The satellite has now arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace. SSL is also building a second satellite for the ...

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  8. 'The Boat That Saved 400': How One Man Saved Hundreds of Lives During ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | People

    ... homes due to murky floodwaters to safety aboard a 24-foot-long motorboat. The professional cyclist was in French Guiana competing in a Caribbean tour when he heard about a hurricane heading towards his beloved home of New Orleans in late August ...

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  9. What Is Parallax?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | SPACE.com

    ... and a colleague, Jean Richer, made simultaneous observations of Mars, with Cassini in Paris and Richer in French Guiana. Cassini computed the parallax, determined Mars' distance from Earth . This allowed for the first estimation of the dimensions of ...

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  10. More - StarStuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... two new telecommunications satellites has been launched from the European Space agency's Kourou space port in French Guiana. Both the Eutelsat-8 West B, and the Intelsat-34, were successfully deployed into geostationary transfer orbits. StarStuff ...

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  11. Briefs: Harmonic, Dimetis, Opera TV, SSL, CienaRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | CED

    ... designed and built for Australia's new nbn broadband network has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace. The broadband satellite will provide service to ...

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  12. SSL delivers high performance broadband satellite to launch base,...Read the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Freshnews

    Space Systems/Loral , LLC today announced that a high performance satellite designed and built for Australia's new nbn broadband network has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace . The high capacity broadband satellite, which will provide service to more than 200,000 Australians, demonstrates SSL's leadership in providing satellites for high speed internet access.

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  13. Why a Fed Rate Hike Could Be a Blessing for Gold Prices: Brien LundinRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | InvestorIdeas.com

    ... the economics outlined in the company's preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Montagne d'Or project in French Guiana? BL: It was along the lines of what I expected, but I think there's still upside remaining because of the geometry of the ...

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  14. Galileo satellites are "topped off" for Arianespace's upcoming Soyuz launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    The two European Galileo navigation satellites for Arianespace's next mission from French Guiana have been fueled at the Spaceport, readying them for integration with their Soyuz launcher. These spacecraft were "topped off" during activity this week at the Spaceport's S3B payload preparation facility, further advancing preparations for the September 10 mission - which is designated Flight VS12 in Arianespace's launcher family numbering system, signifying the 12th liftoff of the medium-lift Soyuz vehicle from French Guiana.

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  15. French Guiana archaeological discoveriesRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 27 | Dear Kitty

    Archaeologically , French Guiana is still largely unexplored. "The work is hard," says Martijn van den Bel, "but all you find is brand new.

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  16. ARSAT-2 arrives in French GuianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Argentina's ARSAT-2 telecommunications satellite has landed in French Guiana for Arianespace's September Ariane 5 mission, continuing the "parade" of spacecraft being orbited during the company's busy 2015 launch schedule. After touching down yesterday at Felix Eboue Airport near Cayenne aboard an Antonov An-124 cargo jetliner, ARSAT-2's protective shipping container was unloaded for transfer by road to the Spaceport.

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  17. Yacht rally to sail off from TobagoAug. 23, 2015, 9:40 PM AstRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Trinadad Express

    Just as boat racing enthusiasts' heart rates were returning to normal after the crowning of "Total Monster" as the Carib Great Race champion for the third year running, there promises to be even more action in the water next week, as Nereid's Rally will be sailing off from Store Bay on September 2. The event which is a non-competitive race say organisers, will include a diverse mix of international yachtsmen and women. The rally includes stopovers in Guyana, French Guiana and Suriname, as well as Chaguaramas.

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  18. USCG Reopens Neches River, Restrictions in PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Marine News

    ... water conditions at Intelsat S.A. today reported that its Intelsat 34 satellite was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 4:34 pm EDT. The Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO) group has announced it ...

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  19. Design Competition for Safe Affordable FerriesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 23 | Marine News

    ... The naming Intelsat S.A. today reported that its Intelsat 34 satellite was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 4:34 pm EDT. The Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO) group has announced it has ...

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  20. Draft Restriction at Panama Canal PostponedRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Marine News

    ... proper planning. Intelsat S.A. today reported that its Intelsat 34 satellite was launched successfully from French Guiana aboard an Ariane 5 vehicle. Liftoff occurred at 4:34 pm EDT. The Coastal and Marine Operators (CAMO) group has announced it has ...

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