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Arianespace to orbit four Galileo satellites on two Ariane 62 launches.

Kourou, French Guiana Sep 15, 2017 Arianespace will launch four new satellites for the Galileo constellation, using two Ariane 62 versions of the next-generation Ariane 6 rocket from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. The contract will be conducted by the European Space Agency on behalf of the European Commission and ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Greek minister defends 'improving' oil slick clean-up.

Greece's merchant marine minister defended on Thursday the government's response to an oil spill that has spread across beaches near Athens following criticism from environmentalists and calls for his resignation. Panagiotis Kouroublis said ecological damage from the spill is limited and conditions are getting better. "Day ...

- Yahoo! News - US

YouTuber lines up outside Sydney Apple store over a month early for iPhone X.

Self-proclaimed Apple fanatic Mazen Kourouche was so excited for the release of the iPhone X, he decided to camp outside the company's store in Sydney 10 days early for the rumoured release date on September 22.However, when Apple...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

YouTuber lines up outside Sydney Apple store over a month early for iPhone X.

Self-proclaimed Apple fanatic Mazen Kourouche was so excited about the release of the iPhone X, he camped outside the company's George St store in Sydney early to ensure he would be the first to secure the new device.He thought...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

EUMETSAT signs with Arianespace for first Metop-SG satellite launch.

Paris Sep 13, 2017 Arianespace and EUMETSAT announce the signature of a contract entrusting Arianespace with the launch of the first two Metop-SG satellites of the EUMETSAT Polar System of Second Generation , plus an option for the launch of a third satellite, to be performed from the Guiana Space Center - Europe's ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

SES selects Arianespace and Soyuz for its fifth MEO launch.

Paris Sep 13, 2017 SES has selected Arianespace for its fifth launch of four O3b satellites joining the O3b Medium Earth Orbit fleet. The mission on a Soyuz rocket will be conducted from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana, in 2019. The twelve satellites of the existing O3b fleet were orbited by Arianespace in ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

SES selects Arianespace for launch of SES-17.

Paris Sep 13, 2017 SES has selected Arianespace to launch its high-power, high-throughput satellite SES-17 on an Ariane 5 in 2021 from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana. This was announced by SES and Arianespace in Paris today. SES-17 is a powerful satellite delivering high-speed inflight connectivity and ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

"La vraie mobilisation" le 21 septembre.

Une centaine de personnes étaient réunies devant la préfecture de Cayenne pour manifester contre la loi travail 2 ce matin.

- Economic Policy Institute - US

French Guiana prepares for myriad challenges, from illicit mining to space launches.

French Guiana, an overseas department of France, is working to address a number of security concerns, from illicit mining and fishing to securing the European spaceport, which is hosted by the territory. On 23–27 August, a small detachment from France's 9th marine infantry unit took

- Jane’s - US

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