The contract has two components, one for construction of a launch site and another for the building of an adapted version of the Soyouz spacecraft known as the Soyouz 2-LNFrance, Russia sign deal on launch site Apr 11, 2005
Arianespace is very proud to be participating in this commemorationFrance to launch 50 'nanosatellites' Oct 06, 2004
As you have seen, an anomaly appeared during tonight's flight, three minutes after liftoff, which means, of course, an early end of our missionAriane 5 failure claims 2 satellites Dec 11, 2002
Our job is difficult, as we have been reminded tonight in a most cruel wayAriane 5 failure claims 2 satellites Dec 11, 2002
Jean-Yves Le Gall (born in 1959) is an Engineering Graduate from the École supérieure d'optique (1981) and holds a Doctorate in Engineering from the Paris-Sud University.(1983).
He began his career in 1981 as a researcher at the Astronomy Laboratory, French National Scientific Research Center, where he worked on the European scientific satellites project Hipparcos and ISO.
In 1985, Le Gall joined the Department of Industry and was assigned to the Space Office where he was particularly in charge of relations with the space industry.