The first Bureau meeting of the year took place in Toulouse welcoming Eros Pittarelli as new CVA General Delegate.
An event of special significance for the Community of Ariane Cities (CVA) took place on 14 February 2017. The launch of Ariane 5 flight VA235, was sponsored by the 2017 CVA Presidency, the city of Toulouse.
The inauguration of the 2017 CVA Presidency, held by the city of Toulouse in partnership with its industrial partner Telespazio France, took place on 30 January 2017 in the "Salle des Illustres” at the City Hall “Le Capitole” in Toulouse.
The history of space in Toulouse goes back to the French Space Agency CNES being established at Toulouse-Rangueil in 1968, followed by renowned research institutes and laboratories.
The 4th European Space Technology Transfer Forum, ESTTF, organised by the 2016 CVA Presidency "Forum Ariane Lampoldshausen", took place in Brussels, at the representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the EU, on 17 and 18 October 2016.
This year the Science Holidays took place in Cannes from 3 to 10 July. The programme was hosted by the city of Cannes and its industrial partner Thales and organised with the association Planète Sciences.
The REVA Seminar 2016 took place in Hardthausen/Lampoldshausen in Germany from 18 to 21 July 2016, under the CVA Presidency of Forum Ariane Lampoldshausen and Mayor Harry Brunnet.
The Forum Ariane Lampoldshausen has taken on this year’s presidency of the Community of Ariane Cities (CVA), under the direction of mayor Harry Brunnet.
Exhibition - 50 Years of Space Adventure at the Grand Hôtel Montabo, Cayenne (16 July-16 August 2015)
The Community of Ariane Cities (CVA) and the town of Kourou – which holds the 2015 CVA Presidency – are jointly presenting an exhibition entitled "50 Years of Space Adventure" at the Grand Hôtel Montabo, Chemin Hilaire, in Cayenne, French Guiana, from 16 July to 16 August.
The 2nd Council of Mayors of the 2015 Presidency of the Community of Ariane Cities (CVA) was held on Thursday 5 November at the European Space Agency (ESA) under the Presidency of François Ringuet, Mayor of Kourou and 2015 CVA President.
The inauguration of the 2016 CVA Presidency, with a small space exhibition, took place on 16 January in the "Buchsbachtalhalle" sports hall and started with a press conference at which the incoming CVA President, Harry Brunnet, Mayor of Hardthausen am Kocher, Baden Württemberg, together with his... more