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Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2015

Economy: Space Economy - TSR 2015 an annual review of the commercial space infrastructure and support industries and space-based products and services used on Earth. This edition also delves into…

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2014 – French Government Space Budget

France’s space agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), had a 2014 budget of €## billion (US$## billion), which represented a 5% increase over its 2013 budget of €## billion (US$## billion). These funds were divided between domestic projects and contributions to ESA. The CNES budget for national programs was €## billion (US$## billion) and its budget for ESA programs was €## million (US$## billion). France incurred a debt to ESA about a decade ago and has been repaying those funds incrementally while maintaining its spending on ESA programs.

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Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2014

Economy: Space Economy - TSR 2014 an annual review of the commercial space infrastructure and support industries and space-based products and services used on Earth. This edition also delves into…

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2013 – French Government Space Budget

France’s space agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), operated on an authorized government budget of €## million (US$## million) in 2013, excluding contributions made to ESA and EUMETSAT. This represented a ##% decrease from the 2012 budget of €## million (US$## million). CNES budgets are divided into two financial programs. Program 191 covers dual-use civil and military space programs and is funded through the French defense ministry. Program 193 covers civil space programs, including ESA and EUMETSAT contributions, and is funded through the French research ministry.

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Economy: Space Economy – TSR 2013

Economy: Space Economy - TSR 2013 an annual review of the commercial space infrastructure and support industries and space-based products and services used on Earth. This edition also delves into the…

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2012 – French Government Space Budget

France’s space agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), operated on a government budget of approximately €## million (US$## billion) in 2012, excluding contributions made to ESA and EUMETSAT. This represented a ##% increase from the 2011 budget of €## million (US$## billion). In 2012, France contributed €## million (US$## million) to EUMETSAT and €## million (US$## million) to ESA programs, including €## million (US$## million) in program contributions and €## million (US$## million) to pay down outstanding debt to ESA.

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2011 – French Government Space Budget – Snapshot

The French space agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), operated on a government budget of approximately €## million (US$## billion) in 2011, excluding contributions made to ESA and EUMETSAT. This represented a ##% increase from the 2010 budget of €## million (US$## million). Government spending was supplemented by €## million (US$## million) in revenue from activities such as launch services for ESA. In 2011, France contributed €## million (US$## billion) to ESA programs and €## million (US$## million) to EUMETSAT.

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