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  1. Argos marks 25 years serving the environment

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    May 5, 2011

    Formed in 1986 by CNES and Ifremer1, the French institute of marine research and exploration, CLS turned 25 today. Its Argos transmitters and satellite systems are used by scientists and governments the world over to explore and continuously monitor the planet’s oceans.

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  2. CNES sets sail with the Vendée Globe

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    November 19, 2008

    CNES subsidiary CLS will be tracking the skippers in the Vendée Globe single-handed round-the-world yacht race by satellite and providing fleet positions. It will also be testing out a brand-new system for detecting icebergs and estimating their drift. And 4 race skippers will be releasing buoys fitted with Argos transmitters to collect data for schools.

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