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Credit : CNES/ESA/Arianespace

The European Space Center in Kourou in French Guiana is located near the equator, which is very favorable for launching spacecraft.

Opposite, the departure of an Ariane rocket. It's from Kourou that the Giotto probe was launched toward comet Halley.

Click here  to attend an Ariane launch.