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16 hrs ago | 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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20 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: South America, World News, Guyana, Science / Technology, Space

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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WireNews+Co

Nasa TV Coverage Set For European Cargo Ship Launch To Space Station

NASA Television will broadcast live the launch and docking of the European Space Agency's fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Gleaner

Busy summer schedule for Demarco

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)

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Iol.co.za

Leclere sentenced for 'monkey' slur

A former local election candidate for France's far-right National Front has been sentenced to nine months in prison for comparing the country's black justice minister to a monkey.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Scientific Blogging

After Unconventional Launch, ESA Spaceplane Gets Ready For Reentry

ESA's spaceplane is getting ready to showcase reentry technologies. Instead of heading north into a polar orbit, as on previous flights, Vega will head eastwards to release the spaceplane into a suborbital path reaching all the way to the Pacific Ocean.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Aurora Era-Banner

Rocket takes four satellites into orbit to provide 'fibre from the sky'

Four satellites have successfully been carried into orbit aboard an Arianespace Soyuz rocket launched from French Guiana with the aim of connecting people in emerging markets to high speed Internet.

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Forbes.com

O3b Networks Aims To Connect Emerging Markets To High Speed Internet

Yesterday, an Arianespace Soyuz rocket launched from French Guiana . On board were four satellites - and a dream to connect the entire world to the Internet.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Free Republic

Soyuz rocket prepared for commercial launch Thursday

Four satellites for O3b Networks, a company which provides broadband connectivity to the developing world, are ready for launch Thursday on top of a Russian Soyuz rocket from the European-run spaceport in French Guiana.

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Channelnewsasia.com

France warns of epidemic after chikungunya deaths

France's health minister warned Thursday of a serious epidemic in the Antilles and French Guiana after 33 deaths were reported in connection with the chikungunya virus.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Aero-News Network

Soyuz Rolls Out To Launch Zone For July 10 Mission

The Soyuz for Arianespace's next medium-lift mission has arrived at the launch zone in French Guiana, where it stands ready to receive the four satellite passengers that will join O3b Networks' pioneering high-speed connectivity system.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Tullow Oil Battered And Bruised, But Not Finished

Multiple disappointments from the company's drilling program have eroded investors' confidence in the value of Tullow's exploration efforts.

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Advanced-television.com

O3b gets to final countdown

The launch, on an Arianspace Soyuz ST-B rocket from French Guiana, means that O3b can offer a truly global broadband-by-satellite service to "the other 3 billion" of the planet's inhabitants who are under-served or not served at all with an Internet connection.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Air & Space

The Spaceport in Siberia

In the midst of an endless Siberian forest in the Russian far east, 4,000 workers are toiling to build a 21st century version of the historic Baikonur Cosmodrome, where Russia has launched spacecraft since Sputnik.

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