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  1. Collisions de satellites: le CNES récompensé

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    June 23, 2008

    C’est un ingénieur du CNES à Toulouse, François Laporte, qui a reçu le prix de la meilleure communication du Space Ops 2008, le 16 mai. Sa présentation portait sur la gestion des risques de collision pour les satellites du CNES en orbite basse.

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  2. CNES wins award for satellite collision risk management

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    June 23, 2008

    16 May, CNES engineer François Laporte, based at the Toulouse Space Centre, won the Best Paper of Symposium award at Space Ops 2008 for his contribution on operational management of collision risks for CNES satellites in low-Earth orbit.

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  3. CNES at the 2011 Paris Air Show

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    May 19, 2011

    The 49th Paris Air Show at Le Bourget from 20-26 June will be showcasing the latest technological innovations in aerospace. CNES will be there with an original pavilion spotlighting three themes: daily applications, innovation and Europe.

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  4. CNES at the 48th Paris Air Show

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    June 17, 2009

    This year’s international air show takes place from 15-21 June at Le Bourget airport. Amidst the 2,000 exhibitors and 140 aircraft on display, CNES’s pavilion presents a resolutely forward-looking vision.

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  5. Space debris: CNES working to clean up space

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    August 9, 2011

    The sheer numbers of space debris objects now in Earth orbit are obliging space agencies to adopt measures to sustain the long-term utilization of space. CNES is working to tackle this issue on the United Nations COPUOS committee.

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  6. [1terre@ctive]

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    October 8, 2008

    Des applications interactives révolutionnaires pour aborder la Terre de 7 à 77 ans Que cache le chapiteau de la place Kléber, à côté du gigantesque planisphère ? Disons que tout ceci n’a rien d’un cirque mais que le spectacle vaut le détour : sous vos yeux, notre Terre, ou tout autre beauté planétaire du système solaire, s'anime en 3D.

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  7. International Space Apps Challenge: relevez les défis de la NASA à Paris et à Toulouse!

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    March 22, 2013

    Pour la 2e année consécutive, la NASA propose 50 défis technologiques aux passionnés du monde entier le week-end des 20 et 21 avril 2013. Une occasion unique pour vous de participer à l'aventure spatiale à nos côtés : vous pourrez proposer des idées et solutions innovantes à nos challenges les plus complexes et montrer comment le spatial peut répondre à des problématiques concrètes sur Terre ou dans l'espace. En France, les participants sont attendus à La Cantine, à Paris et à Toulouse, avec la participation des ingénieurs du CNES.

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  8. Expertise in Europe’s top three space nations

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    February 10, 2009

    With CNES responsible for the development of Ariane on behalf of the European Space Agency (ESA), France has acquired comprehensive know-how in launch systems unique in Europe today.

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  9. Prospective Seminar 2014: call for ideas

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    January 1, 2010

    To define with the scientific community the medium-term orientation of the French space science programs, CNES plans to organize in March 2014 in La Rochelle a prospective seminar which will cover all areas of scientific research space.

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  10. 40 years of French-Russian space cooperation

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    June 22, 2006

    30 June 1966, France and the Soviet Union signed a cooperation agreement on the peaceful exploration of space. 40 years later, that bold political initiative has blossomed into a series of increasingly ambitious projects.

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  11. A space act and a new foundation for a forward-looking space sector

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    January 22, 2009

    On 23 May 2008, the French parliament voted a new act covering space operations.

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  12. Space challenges for France and Europe

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    January 22, 2009

    France initiated its space programme in the early 1960s, driven by the desire to assure an independent national capability to launch space systems and apply space technologies.

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  13. Ultralight structures set to sail away in 2010- Sailing back to Earth

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    June 27, 2007

    In 2011, after it has completed its mission to investigate the equivalence principle, the Microscope satellite will become another spent piece of space debris in an already cluttered low-Earth orbit.

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  15. Gale in an exoplanet's atmosphere

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    • Sciences et techniques

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    June 26, 2012

    Using the Hubble Space Telescope (NASA/ESA), the astronomers observed important changes in the upper atmosphere of a remote planet. Just after a strong eruption on its host star was observed in the X-rays range, the planet experienced a violent atmospheric escape. It was the first time such detailed observation of variations in the atmosphere of an extrasolar planet was performed; this result contributed to our knowledge of climatic variations and meteorological alterations in extreme conditions.

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