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Construction has been completed on the first Russian Soyuz rockets scheduled to launch from South America, Russian Soyuz maker reported Thursday.
Tests conducted on Planck at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, have confirmed that the satellite's subsystems work perfectly, and the helium dilution cooler tanks have now been filled.
Ariane-5 lauches two communication satellites in French Guiana PARIS, Aug.
By MURPHY MURPHY reckons the nation's boffins are breathing a sigh of relief that Minister for Science Jimmy Devins made it to the launch of their annual research funding shindig on Thursday.
Following an overnight recovery operation, Jules Verne ATV's propulsion system has successfully been restored to full robustness. The spacecraft has since performed the first orbital maneuvers necessary to set up phasing with the International Space Station.
The launch of a heavy-lift Ariane-5 rocket carrying two satellites was postponed in French Guiana on Friday for the second time this week due to a new technical fault, space officials said.
KOUROU, French Guiana (Reuters) - A European Ariane rocket sent a French military satellite and an American commercial satellite into orbit after a launch from French Guiana late on Thursday.
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.
- A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.