French Guiana Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for French Guiana.

Results 1 - 20 of 573 in French Guiana

  1. Europe makes final delivery run to space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Scientist

    Europe is getting out of the outer space delivery business. The European Space Agency's final unmanned Automated Transfer Vehicle is set to blast off tonight from Kourou, French Guiana, to the International Space Station.

    Comment?

  2. European Cargo Craft Launching on Last Mission to Space Station Tonight: Watch LiveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SPACE.com

    ... Vehicle (ATV-5) is scheduled to blast off toward the International Space Station atop an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana at 7:47 p.m. EDT (2347 GMT; 8:47 p.m. local time) on Tuesday. You can watch the liftoff live online here at Space.com , ...

    Comment?

  3. Launching Today: The Georges Lemaitre: Last Of The European ATV Space VehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    The European Space Agency's Georges Lematre , the automated transfer vehicle named after the 'Father of the Big Bang', is scheduled to launch late today from French Guiana.

    Comment?

  4. Space probe waiting for a fiery tailRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... editor of Nasa Science News. Rosetta was launched on its 11-year journey by an Ariane 5 rocket from Kourou in French Guiana in March 2004 and entered deep space hibernation mode in June 2011. Then, with its destination in sight, it was "woken" on ...

    Comment?

  5. James Webb Space Telescope's Giant Sunshield Test Unit Unfurled First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Universe Today

    ... folded up inside the payload fairing of an ESA Ariane V ECA rocket from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. During the post launch journey to the L2 observing orbit at the second Sun-Earth Lagrange point nearly a million miles (1.5 ...

    Comment?

  6. 'I Escaped From Devil's Island/The Final Option' Double Feature Blu-Ray ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | Examiner.com

    ... George. They play Le Bras and Davert, two prisoners attempting freedom from the terrible injustice that French Guiana's Devil's Island holds for them. Seeming to try and ride the coattails of another 1973 prison escape film, 'Papillon' , this sweaty ...

    Comment?

  7. Watch - Chikungunya in French GuianaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 25 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    As of June 14, 2014, 390 chikungunya cases were reported in French Guiana. In December 2013, French Guiana reported locally transmitted cases for the first time.

    Comment?

  8. ESA's Spaceplane Set For FlightRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Aero-News Network

    All eyes will be ESA's spaceplane which is designed to showcase reentry technologies after its unconventional launch from Kourou in French Guiana on a Vega rocket this November.

    Comment?

  9. Soy sauce company's product headed to the space stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | The Globe and Mail

    ... supplies to the orbiting station. The automated transfer vehicle will launch from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. NASA was drawn to Little Soya because it comes in single-serve containers with screw caps. "Little Soya only squirts out when ...

    Comment?

  10. ATV-5 Is Locked And LoadedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | RedOrbit

    ... Station at 23:44 GMT on 29 July (01:44 CEST 30 July) on an Ariane 5 rocket from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. ATV-5 will deliver more than six tons of cargo to the Station, again breaking the record for the heaviest spacecraft ...

    Comment?

  11. Post-launch Team For Galileo Stand Ready For...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | RedOrbit

    ... next month. The next pair of Galileo satellites are due to be launched together on a Soyuz rocket from French Guiana on 21 August, advancing the deployment of Europe's own satellite navigation constellation. Following launch, the most crucial point ...

    Comment?

  12. ESA mission operators prepare for post launch control of twin Galileo satellitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Gizmag

    ... into orbit together atop a Russian made Soyuz rocket on August 21 from the ESA's launch site situated in French Guiana. The post launch team is in essence responsible for the safety of the multi-million dollar satellites from the moment of the final ...

    Comment?

  13. Nasa TV Coverage Set For European Cargo Ship Launch To Space StationRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | WireNews+Co

    ... crew, ATV-5 is scheduled to launch on an Ariane 5 rocket at 7:47 p.m. EDT Tuesday, July 29, from Kourou, French Guiana (8:47 p.m. local time). NASA TV coverage will begin at 7:15 p.m. and include commentary from both NASA's Johnson Space Center in ...

    Comment?

  14. 2Q14 Results: Cemargos - UnderperformRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | InvestorIdeas.com

    ... that growth was mainly driven by inorganic growth coming from the operations acquired in USA, Honduras, and French Guiana. On the other hand, the operations in Colombia posted a weak quarter with revenues and EBITDA falling 3.4% and 15.7% y/y, ...

    Comment?

  15. 'Uncontacted' Amazon People Treated for FluRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2010 | Criminal Report Daily

    ... kilometers (2.6 million square miles), the Amazon spans nine countries -- Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname and Venezuela. The world's largest rainforest and river basin, the Amazon is a biodiversity hot spot. ...

    Comment?

  16. Airborne 07.21.14: Koontz' Barber Award, ESA Spaceplane, Model Flyers Fight FAARead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Aero-News Network

    ... Agency's (ESA) spaceplane will showcase re-entry technologies after its unconventional launch from Kourou in French Guiana on a Vega rocket this November. Instead of heading north into a polar orbit, as on previous flights, Vega will head eastwards ...

    Comment?

  17. Public health warning: Don't dismiss Chikungunya mosquito virusRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... nd the Grenadines: 67. a Barbados: 4. a Grenada: 5. a T&T: 3. a Venezuela: 28. a Suriname: 17. a Guyana: 16. a French Guiana: 601.

    Comment?

  18. Gold Diggers Revive French Exploration as Prices Drive HuntRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | The Washington Post

    ... earlier stage than in other countries, according to Variscan's Testard, an industry veteran who has worked in French Guiana, Russia, Turkey and Africa. Last month, La Mancha, a Luxembourg-based gold producer owned by Egyptian billionaire Naguib ...

    Comment?

  19. ESA prepares IXV concept spaceplane for maiden flightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Gizmag

    ... environmental, acoustic, and separation shock testing, before being shipped to ESA's main spaceport at Kourou, French Guiana, for the planned November launch. Anthony is a recent law school graduate who also has a degree in Ancient History, for some ...

    Comment?

  20. Busy summer schedule for DemarcoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | The Gleaner

    Demarco is expected to depart the island this week for a stint in the Bahamas before jetting off to Kansas City, Texas, Toronto, Montreal, French Guiana, Manchester, Birmingham and London amid his performance at the International Reggae Festival in Canada on August 16, headlining alongside compatriots Sean Paul, Marcia Griffiths, Sanchez, and Maxi ... (more)

    Comment?