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2011-08-08 12:00:00

Early Sunday morning, an Ariane 5 launcher lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, Astra-1N and BSAT-3c/JCSAT-110R, into their planned transfer orbits.

2011-08-04 11:29:00

DENVER, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced today that The Boeing Company has selected ULA's Atlas V rocket to launch its Crew Space Transportation (CST)-100 spacecraft.

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2011-05-23 07:30:00

An Ariane 5 launcher lifted off on May 20 from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana on its mission to place two telecommunications satellites, ST-2 and GSAT-8, into their planned transfer orbits.

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2011-05-09 08:26:33

The official ceremony marking ESA’s handover of the Soyuz launch site to Arianespace took place today at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana, after the site was declared ready for the first flight and the completion of a simulated launch campaign.

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2011-05-04 15:04:02

The final countdown before its maiden flight later this year has begun for Soyuz with a simulated launch campaign at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana.

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2011-01-15 06:35:00

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 “revolution,” European Space Agency (ESA) head Jean-Jacques Dordain said Friday.

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2011-01-14 14:39:46

ATV-2 is almost ready for launch on 15 February from Europe’s Spaceport.

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2011-01-03 06:35:00

China, working jointly with Russia, plans to launch its first Mars probe in October after a two-year delay, state media reported on Sunday.

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2010-12-13 11:15:00

Interfax reported that Russia's space agency had delayed the launch of a European satellite after a rocket crashed off the coast of Hawaii last weekend.

2010-11-22 14:00:00

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Nov.


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