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2013-09-17 08:22:48

TOULOUSE, France, September 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- transavia.com, the French leisure airline, pursues its commitment to sustainable development by signing a contract with Open Airlines. Open Airlines, a young innovative company, has implemented SKYBREATHE(R) FUEL EFFICIENCY a software solution to help airlines all over the world achieve important savings (from 1% to 4%) on their fuel costs. This software is the outcome of 4 years of R&D and has leveraged...

2013-05-29 10:15:53

An international study involving 255 physicians practicing in Vancouver, Montreal, Sacramento and Toulouse found that physicians are not given enough information about the adverse effects of drugs during presentations made by medical sales representatives from pharmaceutical companies. And yet, these same physicians are willing to prescribe at least some of the presented drugs. Dr. Geneviève Durrieu (from the Pharmaco-epidemiology team assessing the use of medication and the risks...

Tests Completed For Gaia Launcher Separation and Payload Module Acceptance Vibration
2012-10-30 09:54:41

ESA Testing of the separation of the Gaia Service Module from its Launch Vehicle Adapter has been completed, as have the acceptance vibration tests on the Payload Module. Two more important test campaigns have been completed, taking Gaia closer to launch readiness. The operation of the mechanism that will separate the spacecraft's Service Module (SVM) from the upper stage of its launcher has been verified and acceptance level vibration testing of the Payload Module (PLM) has been...

Solar Impulse Lands In Toulouse, Postpones Final Flight Home
2012-07-18 08:24:50

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Solar Impulse aircraft of Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg landed safely in Toulouse, France yesterday (July 17) evening at 9:46 p.m. (local time). Yet, with only one more leg to go to complete their historic 2012 journey, the duo have postponed that flight, which was scheduled to lift off today for Payerne, until further notice. Strong winds and turbulence around the area of Jura makes it near impossible to make a safe...

2012-07-05 06:21:35

NEW YORK, July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A 17-year-old Jewish student, on a train from Toulouse to Lyon, was attacked and badly beaten last night. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100816/AJCLOGO) He is a student at the Ozar HaTorah school in Toulouse, the scene of a deadly terrorist attack in March that left three children and one teacher dead. The young man was wearing a visible Star of David around his neck when the brazen assault on the train took place. In...

2012-06-15 23:00:17

IntuiFace Presentation 3.5 Introduces Triggers and Actions, Hundreds of Cause and Effect Scenarios Impacting Both Local and Network-Distributed Touchscreen Presentations. Embracing Its No Programming Promise, IntuiLab Has Packaged These Capabilities — Once Thought Exclusive to Developers — for Use by Non-Programmers. Toulouse, France (PRWEB) June 15, 2012 IntuiLab, a global leader in the design, development and management of interactive experiences, is excited to announce the...

2012-04-19 02:20:50

BRUSSELS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Radisson Blu Hotel, Toulouse is proud to introduce fiber to the home (FTTH), a 100 megabyte per second high-speed Internet access. The 100 megabyte per second high-speed Internet will provide guests of the airport hotel Toulouse [http://www.radissonblu.com/hotel-toulouseairport ] with free access to the internet in and around the hotel, making it possible to work in comfort and send attachments and large files in a few seconds....

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2011-03-20 06:49:15

Alphabus has met Alphasat. Europe's largest telecom satellite is taking shape with final assembly and testing ready to begin in Toulouse, France. Planned for launch in late 2012 on Ariane 5, Alphasat will provide advanced mobile communication links for commercial operator Inmarsat. The Alphabus platform, developed by Astrium and Thales Alenia Space under a joint ESA and French space agency (CNES) contract, is Europe's coordinated response to the increased market demand for larger...

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2011-02-18 08:20:33

It won't be quite like walking on the Moon, but one French company is hoping to bring some bounce to your step with the help of ESA. A spin-off company of Toulouse-based ARTEC Aerospace in France, CAP-K uses damping devices in the soles and heels of shoes to absorb shock and improve stability. The technology, originally developed for Europe's Ariane launcher, is compact and affordable. ESA's Technology Transfer Programme funded a feasibility study to help ARTEC and CAP-K research ways to...

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2011-01-14 14:39:46

ATV-2 is almost ready for launch on 15 February from Europe's Spaceport. It will be the heaviest load ever lofted into space by the Ariane 5 rocket, making the 200th flight of the European launcher even more spectacular. ESA's latest Automated Transfer Vehicle space ferry, named after the German astronomer and mathematician Johannes Kepler, is now fully fuelled, its oxygen tanks are filled and most of the cargo from ESA and NASA is placed inside. Only last-minute cargo of up to 400 kg will be...