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Second Pléiades satellite to launch 1 December

26 November 2012

Compelling views of Earth

Europe decides to invest in space

Microgravity flights open to the public!

Apophis to come close to Earth in 2029

SARAL/AltiKa to enhance understanding of Earth’s climate

SARAL satellite in orbit

Europe sets its sights on Ariane 6

Satellites help victims of Cyclone Haruna

Planck reveals the first moments of the Universe


The newly born Universe was made of particles of ultra-dense and opaque dark and ordinary matter, as the light generated from the explosion was immediately trapped.

While it is remarkably homogeneous, it nevertheless exhibits small fluctuations in pressure and temperature resulting from the tiniest variations present at the instant of inflation.

CNES supports SpaceUp Paris