Europe’s Spaceport In Kourou To Receive Major Upgrade

The spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana.
Credit: CNES-CSG
LYON, France–French space agency CNES is beginning a €140 million ($168 million) refurbishment and modernization of Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, including a micro-launchpad in parallel with the ongoing construction of the Ariane 6’s launchpad. Dubbed CSG-NG (Center Spatial Guyanais...
Thierry Dubois

Thierry Dubois has specialized in aerospace journalism since 1997. An engineer in fluid dynamics from Toulouse-based Enseeiht, he covers the French commercial aviation, defense and space industries. His expertise extends to all things technology in Europe. Thierry is also the editor-in-chief of Aviation Week’s ShowNews. 

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