2009 – French Government Space Budget -Snapshot

France’s space agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), operated on a budget of approximately €738 million (US$1.06 billion) in 2009, excluding contributions made to ESA. This represented a 6.8% percent increase from the 2008 budget of €691 million.1 In 2009, France contributed €716.3 ...

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