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Airbus Defence and Space signs contract with Inmarsat to build two next generation satellites Publié le 06/01/2016 | Space | 449
Airbus Defence and Space, the world’s second largest space company, has been awarded a contract by Inmarsat, the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications...
Publié le 14/09/2015 | Space | 182
Airbus Defence and Space has just signed a feasibility study contract with CNES, the French space agency, for future French space-based civil and military Earth...
Thales Alenia Space to build SWOT oceanography satellite Publié le 09/01/2015 | Space | 529
Thales Alenia Space announced today that it has been selected by French space agency CNES (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales) to build the oceanography satellite SWOT...
Lockheed Martin Begins Final Assembly Of NASA’s Next Mars Lander Publié le 17/11/2014 | Space | 423
Lockheed Martin has started the assembly, test and launch operations (ATLO) phase for NASA’s InSight Mars lander spacecraft. The InSight mission will record the first-ever...
Publié le 10/10/2014 | Aircraft | 299
A meeting of CNES and ONERA, the French aeronautics, space and defence research laboratory, took place Wednesday 8 October at CNES’s head office, attended by...
Publié le 29/09/2014 | Space | 564
The European Space Agency’s Rosetta mission will deploy its lander, Philae, to the surface of Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko on 12 November. Philae’s landing site, currently known as...
Publié le 26/08/2014 | Space | 394
Two and a half months before the long-awaited touchdown of Philae, the Rosetta spacecraft’s small lander, CNES convened scores of scientists from CNES, ESA and...
NASA Announces Mars 2020 Rover Payload to Explore the Red Planet as Never Before Publié le 01/08/2014 | Space | 1214
NASA announced the selected Mars 2020 rover instruments Thursday at the agency's headquarters in Washington. Managers made the selections out of 58 proposals received in...
Publié le 30/07/2014 | Space | 606
The fifth and final mission of ESA’s Automated Transfer Vehicle got off to a flying start today with its launch from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou,...
Publié le 28/07/2014 | Space | 272
On 8 and 9 July, CNES brought together scientists and UFO (1) experts in Paris for a workshop devoted to methods and tools that could...
 
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