- Indian Space Research Organisation and French Space agency (CNES) today signed a partnership agreement in satellite launch technology.
- The agreement was signed between ISRO Chairman Kiran Kumar and CNES President Jean-Yves Le Gall in the presence of visiting French Minister of Foreign Affairs Jean-Marc Ayrault.
- ISRO is the second partner of CNES, in terms of volume, after NASA.
- Of comparable size and sharing similar objectives, the space programmes of both countries are complementary, it was noted.
Quick Question for Bank PO/ IBPS Exams 2016-17:
Indian and which space agency inked pact on satellite launch technology on 11th of January 2017?