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11 min ago | EUobserver

[Ticker] Galileo launches two more satellites

Galileo, the EU's satellite navigation program, is launching two more satellites into space from Kourou in French Guiana on Thursday, reaching a total number of six satellites in orbit, according to the European Commission.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Science Daily

Study of African dust transport to South America reveals air quality impacts

A new study that analyzed concentrations of African dust transported to South America shows large seasonal peaks in winter and spring.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

RedOrbit

Twin Galileos Meet, Ready For Thursday's Launch

Image Caption: The fifth and sixth Galileo satellites met on their dispenser on 11 August 2014 in the S5 payload preparation facility of the Guiana Space Centre.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Advanced-television.com

MEASAT-3b confirmed for 12 September launch

Following confirmation from launch service provider Arianespace that its next Ariane 5 mission has transferred from the Spaceport's Launcher Integration Building - where it was assembled, to the Final Assembly Building - where the dual-passenger payload will be installed, one of its launch customers, MEASAT, has revealed that the MEASAT-3b ... (more)

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Voice of America

Europeans Will No Longer Resupply International Space Station

The craft carried 6.6 tons of fuel, water, oxygen, food, clothes and scientific experiments to the six-member crew aboard ISS.

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Sys-Con Media

Second Rig Commences Drilling at Columbus Gold's Paul Isnard...

A third drill rig is in transit to French Guiana and is expected to arrive this month.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Irish World Newspaper

Transmitting to the world from Loop Head Lighthouse

A group of amateur ham radio operators will wind back the clock at Loop Head Lighthouse this weekend when they attempt to communicate via radio and Morse code with hundreds of radio clubs throughout the world.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

TeleGeography CommsUpdate

Altice Group EBITDA up 8.5% to EUR383m

Luxembourg-based, Amsterdam-listed telecoms group Altice has released its second-quarter results for its operations spread across France , Israel , Belgium and Luxembourg , Portugal , Dominican Republic and Outremer Telecom .

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WireNews+Co

Television Coverage Set For Final European Space Station Cargo Ship Docking

The fifth and final docking of a European Space Agency cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station will air live on NASA Television Tuesday, Aug. 12, beginning at 8 a.m. EDT.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

A timeline of Rosetta probe's 10-year journey

Europe's unmanned space probe Rosetta completed a decade-long journey on Wednesday to link up with a comet.

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Science Daily

Climate change could drive rise in debilitating disease

A disease prevalent in developing countries could be spread by the changes in rainfall patterns according to a new study.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

SPACE.com

Rosetta Probe Makes Historic Comet Rendezvous Wednesday Morning: Watch Live

ESA's Rosetta spacecraft nears comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko in this artist's interpretation.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Watch - Chikungunya in South America

In December 2013, French Guiana reported locally transmitted cases for the first time in South America.

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Stabroek News

Guyanese students witness launch of rocket from the European Spaceport in French Guiana

A group of science students from Guyana got to witness the launch of an Automated Transfer Vehicle into space of an Ariane 5 ES rocket from Europe's Spaceport, Centre Spatial Guyana is in Kourou, French Guiana, a release from the Ministry of Education said today.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Asbury Park Press

Arianespace launches rocket from French GuianaArianespace launches...

Arianespace launches rocket from French Guiana Arianespace has launched a rocket from French Guiana carrying a robotic cargo ship.

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Forbes.com

Launching Today: The Georges Lemaitre: Last Of The European ATV Space Vehicles

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.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Iol.co.za

Space probe waiting for a fiery tail

It's a snowball, for sure, but with a shape like that, it's not the kind that would feature in any kind of friendly snowball fight.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Watch - Chikungunya in French Guiana

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.

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Aero-News Network

ESA's Spaceplane Set For Flight

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.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

RedOrbit

Post-launch Team For Galileo Stand Ready For...

Galileo's post-launch team at ESA have finalized their preparations for taking control of the twin satellites being launched next month.

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