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about thaLes
thales alenia space, a joint venture between thales Because of its unrivaled expertse in dual (civil/military)
(67%) and Finmeccanica (33%), is a key European player in missions, constellatons, fexible payloads, altmetry,
space telecommunicatons, navigaton, Earth observaton, meteorology and high-resoluton optcal and radar
exploraton and orbital infrastructures. Thales Alenia instruments, thales alenia space is the natural partner to
space and telespazio form the two parent companies’ countries that want to expand their space program. The
“Space Alliance”, which ofers a complete range of services company posted consolidated revenues in excess of 2 billion
and solutons. euros in 2014, and has 7,500 employees in eight countries.

because three satellites
dedicated to the climate and
the environment, all built by
us as prime, will be launched,
MSG-4, Jason 3 and Sentnel
3. In additon to these three
launches, we are already
looking ahead, by working on
Meteosat Third Generaton
stellites and on the SWOT
The politcal choices made
at the COP21 conference
will impact the future
of our children and our
grandchildren, who inherit an
environment that we are now
unable to say if it will stll be
viable in 100 years.
It’s up to our generaton MSG-4. Photo: © Thales.
to ensure that the darkest
scenarios presented by the
Intergovernmental Panel
on Climate Change do not
see the light of day. We are
frmly convinced that data
from space borne systems
will increasingly illuminate
our climate and its long-term
impact. This data will also
help ensure that we can leave
coming generatons a world in
which we can all take pride.

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