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Centre spatial guyanais

LC control no.n 92005183
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Corporate name headingCentre spatial guyanais
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Centre national d'études spatiales (France). Centre spatial guyanais
Guiana Space Center
See alsoHierarchical superior: Centre national d'études spatiales (France)
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Beginning date1965
Associated countryFrance French Guiana
LocatedKourou (French Guiana)
Found inDesobeau, J.-M. CSG, Centre spatial guyanais, c1990: t.p. (CSG, Centre spatial guyanais)
Space in the tropics, 2000: CIP galey (Guiana Space Center; Centre Spatial Guyanais; CSG; of French and European space agencies)
Monographie sur la création de la ville de: Kourou, 1973: page 32 (le C.S.G., Centre Spatial Guyanais; a creation of C.N.E.S., Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales)
Centre Spatial Guyanais website, viewed Aug. 11, 2015: Histoire, Choix de la Guyane (in 1962, with the independence of Algeria, CNES (France) sought a new base for space missions, near the equator; of 14 possible sites, French Guiana satisfied the most conditions; on Apr. 14, 1964 the prime minister, Georges Pompidou, favored French Guiana; the Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG) was installed in Kourou in 1965)
Not found inAerospace technology centres, 1988.