Patrice Caine interviewed by Handelsblatt
BepiColombo probe will reveal the mysteries of the smallest and least explored planet in the Solar System
October 20th, 2018 - The BepiColombo mission to explore Mercury was launched by Arianespace this evening from the Guiana Space Center in Kourou, French Guiana (South America). But scientists will have to be patient to discover the mysteries of the closest planet to the Sun. As they say, “all good things come to those who wait...” This time it will take seven years, on an incredible journey through the Solar System, before Mercury is in our crosshairs. No point getting hot under the collar either, since Mercury, as you probably know, is very “hot stuff” indeed. You’ll just have to cool your heels until BepiColombo reaches what Jacques Brel called the “unreachable star” in his famous song, “The Impossible Dream” (La Quête/”The Quest” in the original French).
Naval forces of Belgium, Portugal and the Royal Netherlands Navy to rely on new-generation IFF systems from Thales
The Dutch Defence Material Organisation (DMO), alongside the Royal Netherlands Navy, has renewed its confidence in Thales for its new- generation IFF systems.
Ashlyn Ross is one of many young women forging a career in engineering with Thales. She switched to an apprenticeship after deciding that university wasn’t the right fit for her…
The airspace of the future may look very different from what it is today. Imagine drones delivering your parcels, single pilot airplanes for long-distance commercial flights or a personalised flight experience before you even leave your home.
Thales (Euronext Paris: HO) announced its order intake and sales for the period ending 30 September 2018.
European Space Agency confirms trust in Thales Alenia Space for operational phase of Galileo Ground Mission and the Galileo Security Facility
Noordwijk, October 18, 2018 - Thales Alenia Space, a joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%), today announced the signature of a contract with the European Space Agency (ESA), acting on behalf of the European Commission (EC) and the European GNSS Agency (GSA),for the development and deployment of the next version of the ground-based Galileo Mission Segment (GMS) and the Galileo Security Facility (GSF), together known as WP2X.
Brazilian Navy maintains strategic independence for communication systems on French-built submarines
When the Brazilian Navy ordered four new submarines from France in 2009, it spelled out its requirements in no uncertain terms.
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