Name : GUF1
Location : Kourou – French Guiana
Latitude : 5.1714
Hosting : Mercure building on the Guiana Space Center (CSG)
Start-up : May,16 2019
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.
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.