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ESA and CNES sign contract to maintain and modernise Spaceport

On Dec 16, 2020
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ESA DG @janwoerner and @CNES President @JY_LeGall signed the contract today for ESA to continue maintenance, operations and modernisation of Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, through to 2024 👉https://t.co/zqg4YjwkeB https://t.co/PZd2Hh5xre
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ESA will contribute to the maintenance, operations and modernisation of Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana over the period 2020–24.

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On Dec 16, 2020
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ESA DG @janwoerner and @CNES President @JY_LeGall signed the contract today for ESA to continue maintenance, operations and modernisation of Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, through to 2024 👉https://t.co/zqg4YjwkeB https://t.co/PZd2Hh5xre
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ESA and CNES sign contract to maintain and modernise Spaceport

ESA and CNES sign contract to maintain and modernise Spaceport

ESA will contribute to the maintenance, operations and modernisation of Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana over the period 2020–24.

European governments prepare $2.95-billion cost-offset package for Ariane 6 and Vega-C contractors

European governments prepare $2.95-billion cost-offset package for Ariane 6 and Vega-C contractors

WASHINGTON — The European Space Agency (ESA) is asking its member governments for 2.67 billion euros ($2.95 billion) to smooth the introduction of the Ariane 6 heavy-lift and Vega-C ...

Arianespace Supports France and European Defense with CSO-1 Satellite’s Launch

Arianespace Supports France and European Defense with CSO-1 Satellite’s Launch

KOUROU, French Guiana (Arianespace PR) — For its 11th and final launch of the year – and the third in 2018 with the Soyuz medium-lift launcher – Arianespace successfully orbited the CSO-1 ...

Ariane 6 maiden flight likely slipping to 2021

Ariane 6 maiden flight likely slipping to 2021

The inaugural launch of Europe’s Ariane 6 rocket appears all but certain to slip into 2021 because of development delays the European Space Agency attributes to the coronavirus pandemic. 

Flight VS20: Arianespace supports France and European defense with the CSO-1 satellite’s successful launch for CNES and DGA

Flight VS20: Arianespace supports France and European defense with the CSO-1 satellite’s successful launch for CNES and DGA

For its 11th and final launch of the year – and the third in 2018 with the Soyuz medium-lift launcher – Arianespace successfully orbited the CSO-1 military Earth observation satellite for ...

Ariane 5 launch delayed in aftermath of Vega failure

Ariane 5 launch delayed in aftermath of Vega failure

The next flight of an Ariane 5 rocket, previously set for next week, has been delayed to no earlier than July 30 to review the readiness components it has in common with the Vega rocket ...

Vega Flight VV15 failure: Arianespace and ESA appoint an independent inquiry commission

Vega Flight VV15 failure: Arianespace and ESA appoint an independent inquiry commission

Arianespace announced today, 11 July, 2019, the failure of Flight VV15 carrying the FalconEye1 satellite. This was the first Vega failure after 14 successful launches in a row since being ...

Young Space Professionals Visit Europe's Spaceport in Kourou

Young Space Professionals Visit Europe's Spaceport in Kourou

Two groups of 25 young space professionals have visited the Guiana Space Centre (CSG) in Kourou in late October and early November, as part of...

Arianespace Launches Satellites for Eutelsat, Indian Space Research Organization

Arianespace Launches Satellites for Eutelsat, Indian Space Research Organization

Arianespace successfully launched a dual-satellite Ariane 5 mission from French Guiana on Thursday, placing the EUTELSAT KONNECT and GSAT-30 into geostationary transfer orbit. The launch, ...

The rocket tower being built in tropical jungle

The rocket tower being built in tropical jungle

Europe’s new rocket launch tower is being built – but it’s a long way from the continent itself. Richard Hollingham visit this ‘Eiffel Tower’ being built in the South American jungle.

Eutelsat entrusts Arianespace with the launch of its next- generation EUTELSAT 10B satellite

Eutelsat entrusts Arianespace with the launch of its next- generation EUTELSAT 10B satellite

Eutelsat entrusts Arianespace with the launch of its next- generation EUTELSAT 10B satellite - SpaceRef