french guiana

  • July 26, 2011   BY Jenny Marder 

    This fall, Russian Soyuz rockets are expected to begin launching from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana, headquarters of France’s Ariane satellite-launching rocket program. This will mark the first time that a Soyuz launcher will lift off from a spaceport other than Baikonur in Kazakhstan or Plesetsk in Northern Russia. Continue reading