Jean-Yves Le Gall

President of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales

CNES (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales) is the government agency responsible for shaping France’s space policy and implementing it in Europe.
Portrait de Jean-Yves Le Gall

Jean-Yves Le Gall President of the Centre National d'Etudes Spatiales

 CNES (Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales) is the government agency responsible for shaping France’s space policy and implementing it in Europe. Its task is to conceive and orbit satellites, invent the space systems of the future and nurture new services to aid us in our daily lives. Founded in 1961, it is the initiator of major space projects, launch vehicles and satellites, and the partner of choice for industry fuelling innovation.