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In 2000, the International Charter â€œSpace and Major Disastersâ€ was set up on the initiative of ESA (European Space Agency) and CNES (Franceâ€™s Centre national dâ€™Ã©tudes spatiales).
The Council of the European Space Agency today announced that Jean-Jacques Dordain will continue as the Director General of ESA for a further period of four years.
Pierre Lellouche, Secretary of State responsible for European Affairs in the French Government, and Werner Hoyer, Minister Delegate for European Affairs in the German Government, who are both General Secretaries for Franco-German Cooperation, visited ESA Headquarters on June 15.
ESAâ€™s Maxus-8 sounding rocket was launched today from Kiruna in northern Sweden carrying four microgravity research modules on a hectic 12-minute space voyage.
Yesterday, Mr RenÃ© Oosterlinck, ESAâ€™s Director of the Galileo Programme and Navigation-related Activities, signed the first three contracts for the Galileo full operational capability phase.
Mr Fredrik Reinfeldt, the Prime Minister of Sweden, which currently holds the presidency of the EU, was on Monday presented with a European flag that traveled 9,262,217 km in space aboard the Space Shuttle and the International Space Station.
General Jean-Jacques Dordain said on Thursday ESA is hoping to use the International Space Station as a platform to conduct research into global climate change.
ESA and EUMETSAT, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites, signed on 20 July a Framework Agreement on the Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) Program.
On Monday, European Space Agency Director-General Jean-Jacques Dordain addressed the historic significance of the Apollo 11 mission to the Moon on the 40th anniversary of manâ€™s first footsteps onto the planet.
European Space Agency chief Jean-Jacques Dordain on Tuesday addressed concerns over the space agencyâ€™s likelihood of getting all six of its new astronauts into space in the near future.