India has the longest association with France In the field of space science, cooperation between the two countries began in the 1960s and the first French-Indian space cooperation agreement was signed in 1964. India pioneered solid-propulsion technologies and included licenses to manufacture the Belier and Centaur sounding rockets in India. India locally made 50 French rockets and launched them at the Thumba Equatorial Launch Site in Kerala. This was done under the patronage of the UN, overseen by a CNES team. ISRO has become the number two partner of CNES after NASA in terms of activity. If you are looking for Indian Stamps and miniature Sheets, then you can visit our site Philacy.com
10-4-2015: India France 50 Years of Space Co-operation Miniature Sheet
India and France completed 50 years of space cooperation. The celebrations are still going on. New projects related to environmental and weather monitoring of water resources, a joint thermal infrared earth observation mission, and the hosting of French equipment for the data collection on India’s three satellites have been announced. The implementation arrangement was signed between the Indian Space Research Organization and the French government space agency CNES. These agreements will contribute significantly to the monitoring of weather, environment, and water resources.