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First Radar Vision For Copernicus
Launched on 3 April, Europe's Sentinel-1A satellite has already delivered its first radar images of Earth.
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Wed Apr 23, 2014
Playing peek-a-boo in a colossal rocket box
This mobile gantry, seen from a rocket's-eye view and looking up, is where the latest example of the European Space Agency's new Vega launch vehicle is taking shape.
Tue Apr 22, 2014
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Fri Apr 18, 2014
The European Space Agency photo project
For almost two years, the Portuguese photographer Edgar Martins was allowed behind the scenes at the European Space Agency and its partner organisations around the world, from Russia to Spain to French Guiana.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Turkish cement firms eye assets after Holcim-Lafarge merger
Turkish cement makers are interested in acquisition opportunities that could arise from the merger of Holcim of Switzerland and France's Lafarge to create the world's biggest cement maker.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Colombian cement maker Argos buys French Guiana company from Lafarge, Holcim
Colombia's largest cement maker, Argos, said on Wednesday it will pay 50 million euros for a French Guiana company owned in equal parts by Lafarge and Holcim, two days after those companies announced a merger.
Video of Arianespace's Soyuz mission with Sentinel-1A
Remarkable images from on-board cameras provide a detailed "ride-along" view of Arianespace's Flight VS07, which orbited Europe's Sentinel-1A from the Spaceport in French Guiana.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Watch Earth Recede as the Sentinal-1A Satellite Blasts Into Space
When the Sentinel-1A satellite blasted into space from the European Space Agency's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana last week, it brought along a video camera.
Jamaica calls for joint collaboration to tackle Chikungunya
HEALTH Minister Dr Fenton Ferguson wants a collaborative approach with governments, non-governmental organisations and the private sector in the Americas to combat the spread of the Chikungunya disease, which is already affecting some countries in the Caribbean.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
Cyclone Ita heading our way
UPDATE: Cyclone Ita expected to increase in power and grow into a Category 3 storm as it moves towards the Queensland coast.
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EU launches flagship Sentinel sa...
Addis Ababa, 6 April 2014 - A Soyuz rocket has launched from French Guiana with the first satellite in the European Union's new multi-billion-euro Earth-observation programme.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Satellite Launched to Monitor Climate Change
A satellite that will collect and monitor environmental data was successfully launched from a spaceport in French Guiana on Thursday.
ESA launches new monitoring satellite
If you live in Gauteng, you may notice something strange making regular flights - but it's no UFO or foreign government spy programme.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Copernicus Environmental Satellite Launched
The ability of European citizens, policymakers and service providers to access key environmental data on a routine basis will take a major step forward following the launch today of ESA's Sentinel-1A satellite.
EU launches flagship space project
A Soyuz rocket has launched from French Guiana with the first satellite in the European Union's new multi-billion-euro Earth-observation programme.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Launch Alert: Next-Gen Environment Satellite Aims For Space
Just in case you aren't already in French Guiana, here's your chance to watch a European environment radar satellite take a rocket ride.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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St Martin to host Interreg Caraibes project selection committee meeting
MARIGOT, St Martin -- The ninth selection and monitoring committees of the Interreg Carabes programme will take place on April 2 and 3, 2014, in Saint Martin under the chairmanship of the Regional Council of Guadeloupe in its capacity as management authority.
Packing ESA's Last ATV
ESA's fifth and last Automated Transfer Vehicle, ATV Georges Lemaitre, will deliver more than 2600 kg of dry cargo to the International Space Station.
Earth from Space Special: Sentinel-1 Set for Launch
On April 3rd, Sentinel-1 will be launched from Europe's Spaceport in French Guiana on a Soyuz launcher.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
ESA's Rosetta probe activated, sends pictures
The European Space Agency's Rosetta spacecraft wiped the deep space equivalent of eye gunk from its startrackers on Monday and awakened from a 31-month slumber to prepare for the coolest part of its long mission.