2008 – French Government Space Budget – Snapshot

Priorities for France’s Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES) in 2009 include further refinement of the Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV) and an ongoing role in developing Europe’s new Vega small launch vehicle.1 Forty CNES and EADS Astrium engineers spent six months preparing the ATV for its Mar...

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