Quantcast

Latest CNES Stories

Soyuz Rocket Launches Second Pleiades Satellite
2012-12-03 05:23:30

A Soyuz rocket carrying an Earth observation satellite has lifted off from a spaceport in French Guiana, officials from the Russian national space agency (Roscosmos) announced on Sunday.

New Date Set For Metop Launch
2012-06-30 10:06:01

The European Space Agency (ESA) announced a new launch date for its latest edition to its polar-orbiting satellite group, Metop.

How Space Technology Animates Hollywood
2012-06-05 09:29:19

If you’ve been to see Wrath of the Titans, then you’ve watched it in action. A computer programmer is using software he developed to control spacecraft to help animators make more realistic computer games and movies.

Images Of Envisat Taken, ESA Still Scrambling To Make Contact
2012-04-20 11:21:16

The European Space Agency (ESA) lost contact with its flagship Earth observing satellite almost two weeks ago, but the space agency hasn't skipped a beat in trying to make contact with Envisat.

ESA Still Trying To Communicate With Flagship Satellite
2012-04-13 11:16:28

Ground controllers from the European Space Agency (ESA) are still trying to make contact with the space agency's flagship Earth observation mission, Envisat.

2012-03-02 04:21:07

European companies and research organizations have created a partnership to turn a wealth of data from various Earth sciences into useful and easily accessible information. The initiative is being tested using ESA’s earthquake and volcano research.

Image 1 - On The Topic Of Topography
2012-02-28 04:42:51

In a city where sea level is of particular significance, a scientific conference on the radar that records sea-surface height will be held in September.

Russian Rocket Launches Six Satellites From French Guiana
2011-12-18 05:31:40

A Russian Soyuz rocket lifted off this weekend from French Guiana’s Sinamary spaceport, only the second time a Soyuz rocket has ever lifted off from the European Space Agency’s (ESA) new launch facility in South America.

First-class Views Of The World Below
2011-11-21 13:38:29

Images of some of our planet’s most beautiful features can be seen from the comfort of your Air France aircraft thanks to satellites.

Brazil joins International Charter 'Space And Major Disasters'
2011-11-10 09:07:22

In the year that severe flooding and landslides claimed over 800 lives in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil has joined the international space organization that makes timely satellite data available to rescue authorities during disasters.


Word of the Day
shavie
  • A trick or prank.
The word 'shavie' is related to 'shave'.