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[PRESS] Venus vegetation-monitoring satellite...
A few days after being placed into orbit, the French-Israeli Venµs vegetation-monitoring satellite delivered its first images, offering a glimpse of the kind of data it is set to...News ObservationAugust 23, 2017
[Replay] Successful launch for Vega VV10, Venus...
The 10th Vega launcher orbited 2 satellites from the Guiana Space Centre on the night of 1/2 August: OptSat 3000 and Venµs. Watch the replay on our website.News Ariane InstitutionalAugust 2, 2017
Venus to be launched from the Guyana Space Centre...
The French-Israeli Earth observation satellite’s launch date has been confirmed. It will depart on 1st August 2017 from the Guyana Space Centre (CSG).News SciencesJune 21, 2017
Press Release: CNES in Jerusalem for the 66th IAC
A delegation of CNES scientists, engineers and officials, led by the agency’s President Jean-Yves Le Gall, is at this week’s 66th International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the...News ObservationOctober 12, 2015
Press Release: CNES and Israel Space Agency (ISA...
Wednesday 1 April, CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall was in Tel Aviv to meet Menachem Kidron, Director General of the Israel Space Agency (ISA). Their meeting provided the...News ObservationApril 1, 2015
Joint French-Israeli VENUS mission
The 1st cooperation programme undertaken by France and Israel is set to produce the VENµS Earth observation satellite, dedicated to monitoring vegetation. VENµS will be developed...News Observation InstitutionalJuly 18, 2005