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The official ceremony marking ESAâ€™s handover of the Soyuz launch site to Arianespace took place today at Europeâ€™s Spaceport in French Guiana, after the site was declared ready for the first flight and the completion of a simulated launch campaign.
The final countdown before its maiden flight later this year has begun for Soyuz with a simulated launch campaign at Europeâ€™s Spaceport in French Guiana.
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Tuesday's scheduled launch of an Ariane 5 rocket bound for the International Space Station (ISS) was postponed for at least 24 hours due to a technical issue, various media outlets are reporting.
Europe is set to add two new types of rocket to its launch fleet in French Guiana, in a move that is being hailed as a space â€œrevolution,â€ European Space Agency (ESA) head Jean-Jacques Dordain said Friday.
Arianespace announced Tuesday that it has planned 10 launches for this year, including six Ariane 5 rockets and the first Russian Soyuz rockets from the European launch center in French Guiana starting in August.
Twenty-four hours after its scheduled launch was delayed due to high winds, the Ariane-5 European heavy-lift rocket successfully launched from a spaceport in French Guiana on Wednesday.
Last night, an Ariane 5 lifted off from Europeâ€™s Spaceport in French Guiana on a journey to place two telecommunications satellites, W3B and BSAT-3b, into orbit.
The Hylas-1 telecommunications satellite has arrived at Europeâ€™s Spaceport in French Guiana.
The widening of the Panama Canal currently underway has created a rare opportunity to study the insects that inhabit the plants of environmentally sensitive Central American rain forest habitats.
The Red-throated Caracara, (Ibycter americanus), is a species of bird of prey in the Falconidae family. It is the only member of its genus Ibycter. It is sometimes incorrectly placed in the Daptrius genus with the Black Caracara. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. The habitats of this social bird are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests...
The Ash-throated Crake, (Porzana albicollis), is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland and swamps. The Ash-throated Crake is a small bird with a short bill. It has black and olive brown streaks on the back. The tail is black and the underparts are slate gray. The...
The Ashy-headed Greenlet (Hylophilus pectoralis), is a species of bird in the Vireonidae family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. Its habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical mangrove forests, and heavily degraded former forest.
The Venezuelan Red Howler Monkey (Alouatta seniculus) is a South American species of howler monkey. It is a type of New World monkey. It is found in Colombia, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, French Guiana, Brazil, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. It lives in groups of 3 to 9 individuals (usually 5 to 7).
The white-faced saki (Pithecia pithecia), also known as the Guianan Saki and the golden-faced saki, is a species of saki monkey. It is a type of New World monkey. It is found in Brazil, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and Venezuela. This monkey mostly feed on fruits, but also nuts, seeds, and insects.
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