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CNES

Abbrev. for Centre nationale d'études spatiales. The French national space agency.
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In the past, ISRO has developed Meghatropiques and SARAL satellites in cooperation with French space agency CNES.
This seismometer was supplied by the French space agency with the help of other countries.
The University of Leicester is providing a new type of X-ray mirror to the French space agency, CNES, for the Chinese-French satellite SVOM, which is designed to discover and study gamma-ray bursts from newly formed black holes.
Jason-3 is a project of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, NASA, the French space agency Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, and the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites.
The satellite is the fruit of a four-way partnership between NOAA, NASA, the French space agency CNES (Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales) and the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT).
The ChemCam instrument was developed at Los Alamos in partnership with the French IRAP laboratory in Toulouse and the French Space Agency.
The UAE is likely to be the next nation to join the elite club of space powers comprising of the US, European Union, France, Russia, Japan, India and China, a top official of the French space agency told Gulf News on Thursday.
He will also visit the UNESCO headquarters, the Airbus facility at Toulose and the French space agency office, besides holding meetings with the Toulose local government as part of his smart cities initiative.
CNES, the French Space Agency, is responsible for shaping France's space policy but also "preparing for the future.
The European Space Agency (ESA) "has decided to go ahead with the drill," astrophysicist Philippe Gaudon, who heads the Rosetta mission at French space agency CNES, said by telephone from Toulouse in the country's south.
In Toulouse, France, astrophysicist Philippe Gaudon, who heads the Rosetta mission at French space agency CNES, said it would be difficult for Philae to drill if it was not secured.

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