Kourou


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Kourou

(ˈkuːruː)
n
(Placename) a town in N central French Guiana; site of the European Space Agency's launch and research base. Pop: 19 107 (1999)
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25, 2018 from the Kourou space center in French Guiana.
28 (Petra) - The Russian Soyuz rocket, carrying the first six UK satellites for the OneWeb project, successfully blazed off from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana, Sputnik news announced Thursday.
Europe's first mission to Mercury, built in cooperation with the Japanese space agency JAXA, was launched on board an Ariane 5 rocket from the Kourou spaceport in French Guiana on Oct.
Summary: New Delhi [India], June 29 (ANI): India's communication satellite GSAT-17 was launched by French rocket Ariane-5 in the wee hours of Thursday from Kourou, French Guiana by Ariane-5 VA-238.
M2 EQUITYBITES-March 17, 2017-SES-15 arrives in Kourou for Soyuz launch
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-March 17, 2017-SES-15 arrives in Kourou for Soyuz launch
Kourou, France | AFP -- Europe's Ariane 5 rocket launcher successfully sent two telecoms satellites, one for Australia and one for Argentina, into space on Wednesday.
EUTELSAT 8 West B satellite was successfully launched into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket on August 20 from Kourou in French Guiana.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- The European Space Agency's (ESA) 13-ton Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) cargo craft launched from ESA's Arianespace launch site in Kourou, French Guiana, July 29, beginning a two-week journey to the International Space Station to deliver some 7 tons of food, fuel and supplies for the Expedition 40 crew.
And it has now been confirmed as from a satellite launched from the Kourou base, in neighbouring French Guiana, last July.
The MoU was signed in the Turkish Foreign Ministry's headquarters, by Foreign Ministry Undersecretary Ambassador Ausan Abdullah and Turkish counterpart Ambassador Naji Kourou.