France increases defence spending as it prepares for ‘unfriendly manoeuvres’ in space

France increases defence spending as it prepares for ‘unfriendly manoeuvres’ in space

France will increase spending on its new Space Force programme by several hundreds of millions of euros as it prepares for potential "unfriendly manoeuvres" among world powers, Defence Minister Florence Parly said on Friday.

Macron announces new ‘space force’ on eve of Bastille Day

Macron announces new ‘space force’ on eve of Bastille Day

Mercury mission to explore origin of Solar System

Mercury mission to explore origin of Solar System

IN PICTURES: France as seen from space through the unique lens of an astronaut

IN PICTURES: France as seen from space through the unique lens of an astronaut

A view of France from miles above the earth

A view of France from miles above the earth

Comet lander awakes from long hibernation

Comet lander awakes from long hibernation

Mars: France and US sign up for new joint mission

Mars: France and US sign up for new joint mission