French Guiana Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Saudi's $650m satellite deal takes offRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Al Bawaba

    ... built by Lockheed and then launched by Arianespace using its Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. The deals were signed on April 9 and construction will commence immediately. The satellites will be launched in 2018. Khalid ...

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  2. NBN satellite launch to bring pupils of the outback closer togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... their whole learning experience could change when the National Broadband Network satellite is launched from French Guiana in South America later this year. The rocket launch at Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, from where Bailey's ...

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  3. The week in photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | Globe and Mail

    ... as a police officer. (Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters) An Ariane 5 rocket lifts off from its launchpad in Kourou, French Guiana, carrying a THOR 7 commercial satellite for Norwegian broadcast and broadband operator Telenor Satellite Broadcasting (TSBc) ...

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  4. Outback kid's artwork launched into spaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | NEWS.com.au

    ... "round up" and connect Australians. The Sky Muster satellite is due to launch from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana later this year and will be the first of two NBN satellites to be sent into space. "She's just a little kid from the desert ...

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  5. Telenor satellite begins post-launch maneuvers according to planRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    Space Systems/Loral reports that a satellite designed and built for Telenor Satellite Broadcasting , was successfully launched and is performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, THOR 7, deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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  6. Arianespace to launch HellaSat-4/SGS-1 for Arabsat and KACSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    ... will be launched in 2018 by an Ariane 5 from the Guiana Space Center, Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Offering a design life exceeding 15 years, HellaSat-4/ Saudi Geo Satellite-1 will weigh about 6,000 kg at launch. It will provide ...

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  7. Columbus Gold has powerful backers with deep pocketsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Northern Miner

    Over the next twelve months, Columbus Gold , a small junior with a market cap of just $64 million, will oversee the investment of $20 million on exploration and development at its two gold projects, Eastside in Nevada, and Paul Isnard in French Guiana. Half of that sum will come from Russia's Nordgold , a company in which Russian billionaire Alexey Mordashov holds an 89% stake.

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  8. Messenger spacecraft to smash into Mercury about 3:30 todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | PennLive.com

    ... A pair of European and Japanese spacecraft will aim for Mercury following a 2017 launch from South America's French Guiana. It will take seven years for the two satellites to reach Mercury and enter its orbit, in 2024. The mission is called ...

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  9. French-Italian military communications satellite launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | UPI

    A military communications satellite for Italy and France has been launched into geostationary orbit by the Space Alliance of Thales Alenia Space and Telespazio. Finmeccanica, which created the alliance with Thales, said SICRAL 2 was sent aloft aboard an Arianespace launch vehicle from Kouou, French Guiana, last Sunday and will have a service life of more than 15 years.

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  10. NASA spacecraft to impact planet Mercury on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... A pair of European and Japanese spacecraft will aim for Mercury following a 2017 launch from South America's French Guiana. It will take seven years for the two satellites to reach Mercury and enter its orbit, in 2024. The mission is called ...

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  11. NASA orbiter to slam into Mercury on ThursdayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 30 | The Japan Times

    ... A pair of European and Japanese spacecraft will aim for Mercury following a 2017 launch from South America's French Guiana. It will take seven years for the two satellites to reach Mercury and enter its orbit, in 2024. The mission is called ...

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  12. Sentinel-2A payload processing begins for Vega launch in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 30 | Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

    The Sentinel-2A satellite on Arianespace's next Vega mission is being readied for pre-launch checkout at the Spaceport, which will enable this European Earth observation platform to be orbited in June from French Guiana. During activity in the Spaceport's S5 payload processing facility, Sentinel-2A was removed from the shipping container that protected this 1,140-kg.-class spacecraft during its airlift from Europe to the South American launch site.

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  13. NASA spacecraft Messenger to crash on Mercury Thursday after 4 years of orbitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Pasadena Star-News

    ... A pair of European and Japanese spacecraft will aim for Mercury following a 2017 launch from South America's French Guiana. It will take seven years for the two satellites to reach Mercury and enter its orbit, in 2024. The mission is called ...

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  14. Unmanned Russian spacecraft 'plunging to Earth'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Bangkok Post

    An unmanned Russian cargo spacecraft ferrying supplies to the International Space Station is plunging back to Earth and apparently out of control, an official said on Wednesday. A Soyuz rocket is moved from its assembly building to its launch pad at the Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, French Guiana, on March 24, 2015 "It has started descending.

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  15. No mercy at Mercury: NASA spacecraft to plunge from orbit and slam into planet ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Lethbridge Herald

    ... A pair of European and Japanese spacecraft will aim for Mercury following a 2017 launch from South America's French Guiana. It will take seven years for the two satellites to reach Mercury and enter its orbit, in 2024. The mission is called ...

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  16. EU sugar glut, tariff sour the cane versus beet contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | EurActiv.com

    ... European sugar producers to sell their unsold stock at a minimum price guaranteed by the EU. Many people in French Guiana, Martinique, Guadeloupe, and especially the RA union, live from the proceeds of the sugar industry, which is currently ...

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  17. Telenor confirms successful launch of THOR 7 satelliteRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 28 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Norwegian telecoms group Telenor has announced the successful launch of its 'THOR 7' satellite from the Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana. market to provide high-powered coverage over the North Sea, the Norwegian Sea, the Red Sea, the Baltic Sea, and the Mediterranean.

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  18. ESA's Sentinel-2A satellite arrives in French Guiana ahead of launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 27 | Gizmag

    ESA's Sentinel-2A satellite has arrived safely in French Guiana, ahead of its June 12 launch atop a Vega rocket. It was carried in the belly of an enormous Russian-made Antonov cargo plane, and protected within a specially-constructed air conditioned habitat.

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  19. SSL-Built Satellite for Telenor begins Post-Launch Maneuvers According to PlanRead the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Freshnews

    Space Systems/Loral , a leading provider of commercial satellites , today announced that a satellite designed and built for Telenor Satellite Broadcasting , was launched yesterday and is successfully performing post-launch maneuvers according to plan. The satellite, THOR 7 , deployed its solar arrays on schedule following its launch aboard an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the European Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.

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  20. Success for Thor-7Read the original story

    Monday Apr 27 | Advanced-television.com

    After an unexpected 20 minute delay, which was not related to either the rocket or its precious cargo, the Arianespace rocket lifted off flawlessly on a text-book launch from the Kourou rocket site in French Guiana. The Ariane 5 rocket released Thor-7 for Telenor Satellite Broadcasting just 28 minutes after lift-off.

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