guiana guiana  /ɡi ˈɑ nə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a geographical region of northeastern South America including Guyana and Surinam

News

  1. O3b Networks' four satellites are integrated on Soyuz for Arianespace's next mission from French Guiana

    O3b Networks' four satellites are integrated on Soyuz for Arianespace's next mission from French Guiana
    on June 21, 2013     Source: SpaceRef

  2. e2v Image Sensors Launched Into Space on Board Vietnam's First Optical Earth Observation Satellite

    TOKYO--(Marketwired - Jun 18, 2013) - On 7th May 2013, e2v high performance image sensors were launched into space on-board Vietnam's first optical Earth observation satellite, the Vietnam Natural Resources, Environment and Disaster Monitoring Satellite (VNRED Sat-1). The satellite was carried into orbit from French Guiana by VERTA 1, the second Vega launcher.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. "The mobile gantry should have been integrated now, meaning that the first launch of Soyuz from French Guiana will take place now in the first weeks of 2010 instead of the end of 2009," Dordain said.
    on Jun 15, 2009 By: Jean-Jacques Dordain Source: AFP

  2. "Piquionne's father is a policeman in French Guiana," said Malouda, "and it's a small country, everyone knows each other. Life is really strange. When my brother played for Paris FC, I went to see him after the season and he was playing...
    on May 15, 2010 By: Florent Malouda Source: The Guardian

  3. And if you want any more reasons to go there, then, as Waugh wrote, "But why British Guiana? I was at difficulties to find an answer, except that I was going because I knew so little."
    on Mar 19, 2008 By: Evelyn Waugh Source: Independent

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