France Issued Stamp on National Space Technology Center

\"\"France has issued a  stamp on the French National Space Technology Center.The National Space Technology Center (NSTC) was established on December 19, 1961 under the leadership of General de Gaulle. Intended to propose to the government the space policy of France and to implement it, the NSTC is currently developing programs in five areas: access to space, sustainable development, consumer applications, security and defense, research and innovation. The stamp illustrates the control room of Jupiter Guiana Space Centre in Kourou, from where the launches of Ariane are controlled. It is of European size and symbolizes the space power of France, the strong skills of men and the excellence of NSTC.

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