Philip Baptist, The new CEO of the National Center for Space Studies (Cnes) was visiting the Cité de l’Espace in Toulouse last week. Welcomed by Jean-Claude Dardelet, President of the Cité de l’Espace and Jean Baptiste Desbois its Managing Director, Philippe Baptiste wanted to discover the Cité de l’Espace, a leading site in Europe for the diffusion of space and astronomical culture. the public.
Cnes is a founding member of the Cité de l’Espace and an active partner and participant in the exhibitions and activities offered by the Cité de l’Espace. Thus managers were able to discuss the prospects for the site’s development and the main strategic challenges. This visit was also an opportunity for Philippe Baptiste to discover the new exhibition “Observing the Alpha Mission” in which the French European Space Agency astronaut, Thomas Pesquet, is currently participating. The founders of Cité de l’Espace are Airbus Defense and Space, Météo-France, and the Ministry of National Education, and are joined by Thales Alenia Space, Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Caisse d’Epargne de Midi-Pyrénées, as well as ESA, Canopé and University TOULOUSE. III Paul-Sabatier, CNRS, OMP, IRAP, Safran, and Onera.