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What does CNES stand for?

CNES stands for Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales (French Space Agency)

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C'est tres improbable, mais pas impossible", a explique mardi a la presse Jean-Yves Prado, du Centre national d'etudes spatiales (Cnes, agence spatiale francaise), membre du groupe de travail Asteroides geo-croiseurs (qui croisent l'orbite de la Terre) des Nations-Unies.
The joint program between the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), and France's Centre National d'etudes Spatiales (CNES), chose Timmins as the best site due to meteorological factors and low population density "We looked around from coast to coast to coast at mid-latitude sites and after a six-month study, Timmins was chosen," said Daniel Levesque, senior engineer of flight systems with the CSA.
The French space agency Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales, or CNES, and the German Aerospace Center, or DLR, are contributing instruments to InSight, which is scheduled to land on Mars in September 2016 to begin its two-year scientific mission.
We have, for the first time, the possibility of monitoring the climatic variations in the ocean," says Jean-Fracois Minster of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales in Toulouse.
The scientists used data from instruments on NASA's Terra satellite and the Cloud-Aerosol Lidar and Infrared Pathfinder Satellite Observations (CALIPSO) satellite, a joint effort between NASA and the French space agency, Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales.