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Nom de la première vidéo : Welcome to CNES
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A brief introduction to the French space agency.

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ATV-5 docked with the International Space Station

August 14, 2014

Europe’s fifth ISS cargo resupply ship, sent aloft 30 July by an Ariane 5 launcher, reached its destination this Tuesday 12 August. The station crew will be opening the hatch in a few days’ time. See multi-camera footage of the final minutes of the docking sequence here.


Rosetta reaches its destination

August 06, 2014

After flawlessly completing a 10th rendezvous braking manoeuvre since 7 May, Rosetta arrived today at its destination and is now 100 km from the nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.


A comet in two parts

July 17, 2014

The nucleus of comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko seems to be composed of two parts. The latest pictures have caused something of a stir among scientists.


Latest issue of bilingual CNESMAG now on line!

April 25, 2014

In the April issue: a special report on the Guiana Space Centre as it gears up for the future, a look at demonstrators and in the Guest Column, Florence Porcel, a blogger and journalist with radio station France Inter shortlisted for the international Mars One project.

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A new website for CNES - the French Space Agency

February 23, 2009

A new website for CNES, the French Space Agency

More ‘in’ visually, and less ‘has-been’ from a navigational point of view, CNES’s institutional website has been revitalized. Here’s a roundup of the new features the editors have whipped up for you …

First you’ll find that the graphics have changed, to adapt to the growing demand for images and to provide better showcasing for video. Henceforth, you can enjoy instant access to our latest Journal de l’espace or even a bizarre encounter with the illustrator, Moebius.

The second improvement is the site’s user-friendliness, with more intuitive navigation, a redesigned structure and the introduction of new tools such as the ‘word cloud’.

For professionals, our site now offers easily identifiable dedicated areas for journalists, public officials and policy-makers, as well as for the educational and scientific communities.
You can find your news item, sorted by category, and consult detailed special features in the section entitled “Find out more about space”.

A colour, a content and a to suit everyone... Happy navigating!