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KOUROU-GUF1 station

Location of Kourou station – global view

          Name : GUF1

          Location : Kourou – French Guiana

          Latitude : 5.1714

          Longitude: -52.68

          Hosting : Mercure building on the Guiana Space Center (CSG)

          Start-up : May,16 2019

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Location of Kourou station – close-up view

The Kourou station is located on the CSG Technical Centre. This centre, jointly managed by CNES, which is the owner, ESA and Arianespace, is located 80 km from Cayenne airport.

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Location of Kourou station – close-up view
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Station installed in Kourou

Currently this station is configured to receive data from the NOAA 19 weather satellite. The reconstructed images make it possible to check the quality of the site and to identify possible degradations on the reception of the signals.

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Image reconstituted in infrared from data sent by the NOAA 19 satellite
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