Tag Archives: CNES

Thales delivers SuperCam laser for NASA’s Mars 2020 exploration programme

 La Défense, France, 25-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — NASA has begun building the Mars 2020 rover and integrating the instruments it will carry. The Mars 2020 mission will follow in the footsteps of Curiosity, which has been exploring Gale Crater on the … Read the full press release

EIB financed €225m out of the total €598m cost for construction and in-orbit validation of Alphasat, the world’s largest and most sophisticated commercial satellite

29-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The world’s largest and most sophisticated commercial satellite was launched successfully from the European Space port in Kourou, French Guiana on 25 July. Called Alphasat, it will provide advanced voice and data communications for customers across Europe, … Read the full press release

ESA’s heaviest cargo ship Albert Einstein launched into orbit from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana

14-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle, Albert Einstein, was launched into orbit last evening from Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana. Europe’s autonomous supply ship will perform a series of manoeuvres to dock with the International Space Station … Read the full press release