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  1. A studious start to the year for COROT

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    December 27, 2006

    After a flawless launch on 27 December, COROT, CNES’s planet-hunting satellite, is now undergoing a series of tests in darkness to make sure it is acclimatizing well to its new environment in space.

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  2. CNES supports environment expedition

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    August 4, 2009

    The French ecology ministry has tasked the schooner La Boudeuse, skippered by Patrice Franceschi, with a special environmental mission, supported by CNES. The expedition launches in August.

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  3. CNES and the environment New policy instituted

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    October 4, 2016

    France is tackling environmental issues head on at both national and international levels, as illustrated by the historic success of the COP21 in Paris last December. Committed as a government agency to meeting national goals and assuring legal and regulatory compliance, CNES is applying a new environmental management policy geared towards making it more energy efficient through three key areas of innovation.

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