PARIS — Jean-Yves Le Gall has long been a key player in Europe’s space affairs but his position now is exceptional.
He is president of France’s space agency, CNES, Europe’s biggest national space agency; chairman of the ruling council of the 22-nation European Space Agency, ESA; and chairman of the European GNSS Agency, GSA, which is managing the European Union-financed Galileo positioning, navigation and timing network.
He is also president of the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), which each year organizes the large International Astronautical . . .
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