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France on NASA’s Dragonfly Mission to Saturn’s Moon Titan

France on NASA’s Dragonfly Mission to Saturn’s Moon Titan

Earlier this year, CNES and NASA signed a cooperation agreement on Dragonfly mission to explore Titan. [...]
CNES in 2022: 60 years serving French and European space, sights firmly set on new spaces

CNES in 2022: 60 years serving French and European space, sights firmly set on new spaces

Tuesday 11 January, CNES Chairman & CEO Philippe Baptiste presented his New Year wishes to the press, hailing journalists’ unstinting efforts cove [...]
New Launch Success for Ariane 5 James Webb Space Telescope on Way to L2 Lagrange Point

New Launch Success for Ariane 5 James Webb Space Telescope on Way to L2 Lagrange Point

25 December, Ariane 5, operated by Arianespace, accomplished a flawless launch on its 112th flight from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG) to orbit NASA’s [...]
French-U.S. space cooperation : two space power engage comprehensive dialog

French-U.S. space cooperation : two space power engage comprehensive dialog

Tuesday 10 November, during U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris’s visit to France, the White House announced expanded cooperation with France in space f [...]
ESA and CNES work together to create new European space transport hub

ESA and CNES work together to create new European space transport hub

To make Europe’s space access policy more competitive, CNES and ESA are working together to create a new European space transport hub. [...]
Vega Completes 20th Successful Flight: Three Ceres Satellites in Orbit

Vega Completes 20th Successful Flight: Three Ceres Satellites in Orbit

On November 16th, Vega launched from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), Europe’s spaceport, to successfully place the three CERES defence and security Ear [...]
Vega Completes 20th Successful Flight: Three Ceres Satellites in Orbit

Vega Completes 20th Successful Flight: Three Ceres Satellites in Orbit

On November 16th, Vega launched from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), Europe’s spaceport, to successfully place the three CERES defence and security Ear [...]
COP26 in Glasgow – Space-based Earth observation working to tackle climate change

COP26 in Glasgow – Space-based Earth observation working to tackle climate change

From 1 to 12 November, the world’s leaders came together at the COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow. For a climate-focused space agency like CN [...]
Thomas Pesquet returns to Earth after more than six months aboard the ISS

Thomas Pesquet returns to Earth after more than six months aboard the ISS

9 November at 04:33 CET, SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Endeavour capsule splashed down off the coast of Florida, safely returning to Earth ESA astronaut Thomas [...]
CNES takes up Chair of CEOS charting paths to sustainability from strategy to practical measures

CNES takes up Chair of CEOS charting paths to sustainability from strategy to practical measures

4 November, CNES takes up the Chair of the Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) alongside the European Space Agency (ESA). [...]
France-Luxembourg Space Cooperation Quadripartite Agreement to Focus on Exploration and Space Resources

France-Luxembourg Space Cooperation Quadripartite Agreement to Focus on Exploration and Space Resources

Wednesday 7 July, CNES, the Luxembourg Space Agency (LSA), the European Space Resources Innovation Centre (ESRIC) and Air Liquide signed a Letter of I [...]
Mars 2020 Mission – French SuperCam instrument records audio from Ingenuity’s fourth flight

Mars 2020 Mission – French SuperCam instrument records audio from Ingenuity’s fourth flight

On 1 May, the French-U.S. SuperCam instrument on NASA’s Perseverance rover recorded for the first time on Mars the sounds from the Ingenuity helicopte [...]
CNESMAG 88 – CSR: CNES rises to the challenge

CNESMAG 88 – CSR: CNES rises to the challenge

The 88th edition of CNESMAG is dedicated to CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) at CNES. Editorial of Marie-Claude Salomé, CNES Director of Communi [...]
Philippe Baptiste appointed CNES President

Philippe Baptiste appointed CNES President

At its cabinet meeting on Wednesday 14 April, the government appointed Philippe Baptiste as President of the French space agency CNES. [...]
CNESMAG 87 – Exploration : moving up a scale

CNESMAG 87 – Exploration : moving up a scale

The 87th edition of CNESMAG is dedicated to the human exploration of the Moon and Mars. [...]
France-United States space cooperation – Discussions between CNES and NASA

France-United States space cooperation – Discussions between CNES and NASA

Thursday 11 February, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall held a videoconference meeting with Steve Jurczyk, recently appointed Acting Administrator of N [...]
NASA and CNES extend InSight mission and French SEIS seismometer operations on Mars

NASA and CNES extend InSight mission and French SEIS seismometer operations on Mars

NASA has extended its InSight mission on Mars for two years, running through December 2022, with a high level of funding from NASA and from CNES for t [...]
CNES at One Planet Summit at the Elysee Palace getting Space working for biodiversity

CNES at One Planet Summit at the Elysee Palace getting Space working for biodiversity

Monday 11 January, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall was at the One Planet Summit for Biodiversity organized by France at the Elysée Palace in concert [...]
CNES in 2021 – An ambition serving citizens asserting our need for Space

CNES in 2021 – An ambition serving citizens asserting our need for Space

Tuesday 5 January, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall presented his New Year wishes to the press. [...]
Soyuz successfully orbits CSO-2 satellite from the Guiana Space Center on behalf of CNES and DGA for Armed Forces High Command

Soyuz successfully orbits CSO-2 satellite from the Guiana Space Center on behalf of CNES and DGA for Armed Forces High Command

Tuesday 29 December, Soyuz accomplished a flawless launch from Europe’s spaceport at the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), carrying the CSO-2 military observ [...]
Soyuz successfully orbits FalconEye satellite from Guiana Space Center for United Arab Emirates

Soyuz successfully orbits FalconEye satellite from Guiana Space Center for United Arab Emirates

Wednesday 2 December, Soyuz accomplished a flawless launch from the Guiana Space Centre (CSG), Europe’s spaceport in Kourou, orbiting the FalconEye re [...]
ActInSpace® 2020: despite the global health crisis, 2,300 people participated in the hackathon! Next step: the finals in 2021!

ActInSpace® 2020: despite the global health crisis, 2,300 people participated in the hackathon! Next step: the finals in 2021!

ActInSpace ®, the international hackathon, took place on 13 and 14 November, simultaneously over 5 continents, in 40 countries and 61 cities, virtuall [...]
Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich CNES central to sea-level monitoring by TOPEX/Jason/Sentinel-6 satellites

Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich CNES central to sea-level monitoring by TOPEX/Jason/Sentinel-6 satellites

Almost 30 years ago, CNES and NASA embarked on the endeavour of measuring mean sea level with a high degree of accuracy, launching the ambitious TOPEX [...]
CNES at the Paris Peace Forum

CNES at the Paris Peace Forum

The growing space debris population poses a major risk to current orbital operations and the future use of space. [...]
CNESMAG 86 – Taranis: the hidden side of storms

CNESMAG 86 – Taranis: the hidden side of storms

The 86th edition of CNESMAG is dedicated to the 100% French Taranis microsatellite which is to analyze the impact of lightning and thunder on energy t [...]
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