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Meghalaya CM launches Centre for Adaptation to Climate Change

Last Updated: Friday, July 26, 2013, 22:40

India`s second exclusive meteorological satellite INSAT-3D was today successfully launched by a European rocket from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana.

ESA`s Gaia surveyor ready for launch

Last Updated: Friday, June 28, 2013, 17:21

ESA`s billion-star surveyor Gaia is ready to depart for its launch site in French Guiana, as it sets to embark on a five-year mission to map the stars with unprecedented precision.

GSAT-10 satellite to be launched September 29

Last Updated: Monday, September 24, 2012, 18:36

India`s advanced communication satellite will be launched Sep 29 on-board Ariane-V rocket from the European space port at Kourou in French Guiana.

Europe`s first Vega rocket blasts off successfully

Last Updated: Monday, February 13, 2012, 21:00

Europe`s first Vega rocket blasted off from French Guiana Monday in a successful inaugural flight.

GSAT-8 successfully launched

Last Updated: Saturday, May 21, 2011, 09:18

GSAT-8 was injected into space by European launcher Arianespace`s Ariane 5 rocket.

Europe set for landmark launch with robot freighter

Last Updated: Monday, February 14, 2011, 09:16

A robot freighter is poised to blast into the skies on Tuesday.

Ariane rocket puts two satellites into orbit

Last Updated: Sunday, June 27, 2010, 08:40

An Ariane rocket has put two satellites into orbit after a launch from French Guiana on Saturday.

Martinique, Guiana reject autonomy from France

Last Updated: Monday, January 11, 2010, 12:56

Martinique and French Guiana voted massively against more autonomy for their French overseas departments, fearful a change of status would lead to less generous financial support from Paris.

Arianespace launches rocket in French Guiana with 2 satellites

Last Updated: Friday, October 30, 2009, 13:40

Arianespace has launched a rocket carrying two satellites that will provide direct TV broadcasts to continents including Europe, Asia and Africa.