Kourou

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Coordinates: 5° 9′ 52″ N, 52° 38′ 34″ W

Kourou

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Kourou is located 60 km north-west of the capital Cayenne at the mouth of the Kourou River on the Atlantic coast. In 1965 the Centre Spatial Guyanais (Guiana Space Centre) was founded behind the town.

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Description

Kourou is located 60 km north-west of the capital Cayenne at the mouth of the Kourou River on the Atlantic coast. In 1965 the Centre Spatial Guyanais (Guiana Space Centre) was founded behind the town.

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Guiana Space Centre

Coordinates: 5° 14′ 22″ N, 52° 46′ 6″ W

The Guiana Space Centre or, more commonly, Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) is a French spaceport near Kourou in French Guiana. Operational since 1968, it is particularly suitable as a location for a spaceport due to its proximity to the… [Read more]

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