French Guiana Newswire

French Guiana Newswire

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  1. Orbital Atk-Built Sky Mexico-1 Commercial Satellite Successfully Launched for DirectvRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Utah Business

    ... The lift-off of the Ariane rocket occurred today as planned at 5:15 p.m. (EDT) from the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana. The satellite successfully separated from the launcher approximately 38 minutes into the mission, placing it into its ...

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  2. Guyana to open consulate in French Guiana - GrangerRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Stabroek News

    This was revealed during an interview on Wednesday given by President David Granger to French Television Senior Journalist Nicolas Pietrus, GINA reported yesterday. "I will ensure that there is a consulate in French Guiana to look after the interest of the Guyanese there".

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  3. Orbital Atk-Built Sky Mexico-1 Commercial Satellite Successfully LaunchedRead the original story

    Thursday | Aero-News Network

    The SKY MEXICO-1 satellite, built by the Orbital ATK for DIRECTV, was successfully delivered to orbit aboard an Ariane 5 rocket and is operating as planned early in its mission. The lift-off of the Ariane rocket occurred Wednesday as planned at 5:15 p.m. from the launch site in Kourou, French Guiana.

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  4. a DirecTV successfully launches satellites to boost HD capacityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Business Journal

    ... Time on a single Ariane 5 launch vehicle operated by Arianespace from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. El Segundo-based DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) said D-15, a more than six-ton spacecraft designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space , ...

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  5. DirecTV launches two satellites to increase HD & 4K capacityRead the original story

    Thursday | Indian Television

    MUMBAI: DirecTV is expanding its satellite fleet in both the US and Latin America with the dual launch of two new spacecraft that will significantly increase HD capacity, further secure the future of 4K Ultra HD and backup DirecTV 's existing satellite fleet. DirecTV -15 , a versatile all CONUS beam satellite, and Sky Mexico-1 , Sky Mexico's first owned-and-operated satellite has been successfully launched on a single ARIANE 5 launch vehicle operated by Arianespace from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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  6. Newly released market study: Hyperdynamics Corporation (HDY) - Oil &...Read the original story

    Thursday | PR-inside.com

    The company acquires, explores and develops oil and gas properties in the Republic of Guinea, Northwest Africa. It has offshore oil discoveries in Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Cote d'Ivoire to the south and east of its concession on the African side of the Atlantic along with discoveries offshore Brazil and French Guiana in South America.

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  7. Ariane 5's second launch of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    On 27 May 2015, Ariane 5 flight VA223 lifted off from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana and delivered two telecom satellites, Directv-15 and Sky Mexico-1, into their planned orbits. Image courtesy ESA.

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  8. Orbital Atk-Built Sky Mexico-1 Commercial Satellite Successfully Launched for DirectvRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Business Wire

    An Ariane 5 rocket lifts off on May 27 in French Guiana carrying the Orbital ATK built SKYM-1 commercial satellite. )--Orbital ATK, Inc. , a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced that the SKY MEXICO-1 satellite, built by the company for DIRECTV, was successfully delivered to orbit aboard an Ariane 5 rocket and is operating as planned early in its mission.

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  9. DIRECTV Successfully Launches Two Satellites Significantly Increasing HD and 4K CapacityRead the original story

    Wednesday May 27 | Business Wire

    DIRECTV-15 , a versatile all CONUS beam satellite, and SKY MEXICO-1 , SKY MEXICO's first owned-and-operated satellite, successfully launched today at 2:16 p.m. PT on a single ARIANE 5 launch vehicle operated by Arianespace from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. D-15, a more than six ton spacecraft designed and built by Airbus Defence and Space , will be the first DIRECTV satellite with the capability to operate in all five DIRECTV U.S. orbital slots and in all frequency bands .

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  10. Watch Live: Ariane 5 Launches 2 Satellites Into SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Time

    The DirecTV-15 satellite will provide broadcasts for the continental U.S., Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico, while the SKY Mxico-1 satellite will provide HD broadcasts for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, according to a statement by Arianespace, the commercial satellite launch company pushing them into orbit. Liftoff in French Guiana will occur seven seconds after the ignition of the main stage cryogenic engine, and the rocket will climb vertically for six seconds before turning East, according to SpaceFlightInsider.

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  11. DirecTV-15 and SKY Mexico-1 go for May 27 Ariane 5 heavy-liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Ariane 5 rolls out for dual-mission with DirecTV-15 and SKY Mexico-1 Kourou, French Guiana May 27, 2015 - Arianespace's heavy-lift launcher has moved to its launch zone in French Guiana for the May 27 Ariane 5 flight with DirecTV-15 for DIRECTV and SKY Mexico's SKY Mexico-1. During activity at the Spaceport, Ariane 5 was transferred atop its mobile launch table from the Final Assembly Building - where payload integration occurred - to the dedicated ELA-3 launch complex.

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  12. French Caribbean moves to establish stronger InternetRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Trinidad Guardian

    ... the Internet in those countries. Participants from Guadeloupe, Martinique, St Martin, St BarthA lemy and French Guiana discussed the need to establish in-country critical telecommunications and Internet infrastructure, starting with IXPs, as a ...

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  13. United Arab Emirates Launches National Space Agency StrategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Manufacturing.net

    ... into orbit in 2016. Its first communications satellite was launched aboard an Arianespace rocket from French Guiana in 2011. Among the initiatives outlined Monday were plans for an academic space program involving Yahsat, Abu Dhabi's Masdar ...

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  14. SSL delivers satellite for Embratel Star One to launch base in KourouRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Freshnews

    Space Systems/Loral , a leading provider of commercial satellites , today announced that the Star One C4 satellite, designed and built for Embratel Star One , has arrived at the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, where it will be launched aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle by Arianespace . The launch marks the 50 SSL mission with Arianespace.

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  15. Getting Ready For International Space Station Observing SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Universe Today

    ... Center in Florida, the Baikonur Cosmodrome, the Tanegashima space port in Japan, and Kourou space center in French Guiana. Our friend @OzoneVibe on Twitter suggested to us a few years back that a one night marathon session of ISS sightings be known ...

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  16. DirecTV-15 readies for launch, and 4KRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Advanced-television.com

    DirecTV-15, the broadcaster's latest satellite, and a key element in its 4K/Ultra HD broadcasting plans, is ready for launch on May 27th by an Arianespace rocket from Kourou in French Guiana. Together with a smaller satellite for its Mexican subsidiary, Sky Mexico-1, the two spacecraft will significantly boost capacity and channels available to viewers over North America, and Sky Mexico's Central America and Caribbean region.

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  17. UAE launches its new national space agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The China Post

    ... into orbit in 2016. Its first communications satellite was launched aboard an Arianespace rocket from French Guiana in 2011. The announcement comes less than three weeks after the Dubai-based team behind a 2020 mission to Mars announced that its ...

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  18. United Arab Emirates launches space strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | CBS News

    ... into orbit in 2016. Its first communications satellite was launched aboard an Arianespace rocket from French Guiana in 2011. Among the initiatives outlined Monday were plans for an academic space program involving Yahsat, Abu Dhabi's Masdar ...

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  19. More Read the original story

    Monday May 25 | KTVN Reno

    ... into orbit in 2016. Its first communications satellite was launched aboard an Arianespace rocket from French Guiana in 2011. The announcement comes less than three weeks after the Dubai-based team behind a 2020 mission to Mars announced that its ...

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  20. Initial Ariane 5 assembly completed for July launch of dual payloadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Another Ariane 5 has completed its initial build-up at the Spaceport in French Guiana, marking a major milestone in preparations for Arianespace's third heavy-lift mission of 2015 - which will orbit the European MSG-4 meteorological satellite and Brazilian Star One C4 telecommunications relay platform during July.

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