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Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 5.167713, -52.683994.

Guiana Space Centre (Centre spatial guyanais) is a site used for launching spacecraft, located to the northwest of Kourou, French Guiana, France in South America. It was formed on 14 April 1964. You can visit Space Museum (Musée de l'Espace), Jupiter Control Centre (Centre de contrôle Jupiter), and Ibis launch observation deck (Site d'observation Ibis). Kourou Airport is situated to the northwest of the center.

* The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), NASA's flagship space-based telescope, was launched on an Ariane 5 launch vehicle from the Guiana Space Centre on Christmas Day, 25 December 2021. The telescope's mission time is ten years. Its goals include studying the secrets of the Universe as well as observing stars, galaxies, and planets. JWST is considered the most powerful and largest space telescope ever built.

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Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana is 5.167713, and the longitude is -52.683994. Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana is located at France country in the Other Facilities place category with the gps coordinates of 5° 10' 3.7668'' N and 52° 41' 2.3784'' W.

Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana Geographic Information
CountryFrance
Latitude5.167713
Longitude-52.683994
DMS Lat5° 10' 3.7668'' N
DMS Long52° 41' 2.3784'' W
UTM Easting313,343.61
UTM Northing571,450.21
CategoryOther Facilities
Country CodeFR
Zoom Level16

Coordinates of Guiana Space Centre, French Guiana is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.


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