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ESA Continues Eastward Expansion as Czechs Join Agency


A historic event took place at ESA sites across Europe today – the flag of the Czech Republic was hoisted alongside those of ESA’s other Member States, officially symbolising the country becoming ESA’s 18th Member State.

The Agreement on the Czech Republic’s accession to the ESA Convention was signed on 8 July in Prague, by Jean-Jacques Dordain, Director General of ESA, and Mirek Topolánek, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic.


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  • November 14, 2008