This page no longer updated from 31 October 2001. Latest version can be found at Kourou

Kourou -

Credit: © Mark Wade. 5,581 bytes. 409 x 380 pixels.

Operator: France. Country: French Guiana. Latitude: 5.20 N. Longitude: 52.73 W. Minimum Inclination: 5.0 degrees. Maximum Inclination: 100.0 degrees. Comments: After being ejected from Algeria, French selected this site in a remaining colony adjacent to Devil's Island. Equatorial location maximizes payload to geosynchronous orbit.
Back to Index
Last update 12 March 2001.
Contact Mark Wade with any corrections or comments.
Conditions for use of drawings, pictures, or other materials from this site..
© Mark Wade, 2001 .