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  1. First Pléiades satellite to launch 16 December

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    December 7, 2011

    The first of the 2 Pléiades satellites is set to be orbited on 16 December by a Soyuz launcher from the Guiana Space Centre, ushering in a new generation of Earth imagery to add to the existing panoply.

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  2. 1986 – 2016: 30 years of innovation in Earth observation. Toulouse Space Centre receives visit of Thierry Mandon, Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research

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    February 23, 2016

    Monday 22 February, Thierry Mandon, Secretary of State for Higher Education and Research, was in Toulouse for an official visit to the Toulouse Space Centre (CST), where he was received by CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall and CST Director Marc Pircher, and to the Cité de l’espace space theme park for a commemoration celebrating the 30th anniversary of the SPOT satellites.

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  3. 22 February 1986- SPOT 1 takes to the skies!

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    February 22, 2016

    22 February 1986. It was a long night for those who stayed up to watch the launch. At 2:44 a.m. Central European Time (CET), Ariane roared off the pad in Kourou on its 16th flight, heralding the start of a heroic adventure...

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  4. Spot at 20

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    February 21, 2006

    20 years ago, the Spot adventure—which has orbited 5 satellites and acquired over 10 million images of our planet—began. 22 February 1986, the launch of Spot 1 marked the beginning of what was to become one of the world’s premier Earth observation programmes and is still a beacon mission for CNES today.

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  6. Satellites aid wildfire response in Israel

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    November 23, 2010

    The International Charter on Space and Major Disasters swung into action to aid emergency response to the recent wildfires in the north of Israel. CNES coordinated operations to rush satellite imagery to field teams.

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  7. CNES and Sanofi Pasteur join forces to combat dengue fever

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    August 10, 2011

    In response to the haemorrhagic dengue fever pandemic currently sweeping the planet, CNES and Sanofi Pasteur are joining forces to develop predictive mapping techniques for risk zones.

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  8. SPOT: 25 years in service, 25 million images

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    April 6, 2011

    The SPOT satellites, conceived and designed by CNES engineers, are celebrating 25 years in service. During their career, three generations of satellites have brought users an ever-more-precise and complete picture of Earth.

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  9. SPOT 2 deorbiting

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    • Sciences et techniques

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    June 3, 2009

    After being exploited during nineteen and a half years, the second satellite -  Spot 2 (Earth Observation System) - of the Earth Observation Programme decided by the Belgian, Swedish and French governments reached its end-of-life.

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  10. 1998-2011: Vegetation mapping every ten days

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    • Sciences et techniques

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    October 10, 2011

    1998-2011 Vegetation mapping every 10 days Update: 10/10/2011

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