Touristic Visits :
Toulouse is the capital city of Midi-Pyrénées one of the largest EU regions and the first aeronautics and space center ( AIRBUS, ASTRIUM, THALES, CNES, etc ..). It’s also a research and higher education cluster with 6000 researchers working in 220 research bodies.
For the accompanying persons many possibilities are offered on:
Technical visits on Wednesday September, 5:
During your stay, we propose you to attend one of the 3 visits on wednesday 5 September afternoon: Please register on your participant home page (30€) - places are limited. Shuttle buses will be set up for each visits.
The visit will be in english and will include the presentation of CNES and Toulouse Space Center actitvitie, the visit of the Expertise Laboratory ( materials, electronics components, contamination) and the visite of the Automated Transfert Vehicle Control Centre.
Shuttle bus departure at 2:30pm from ENSEEIHT
Return at 6:30 pm to ENSEEIHT
JEAN LUC LAGARDERE TOUR: A380 SITE
The tour begins in the «telemetry room» with a presentation of the A380 programme. You will then enter the Jean-Luc Lagardère site and see, from a observation tower, the general testing stations, the outside testing stations and an overall view of the entire site. Finally, as a new feature of our exclusive tour, you will board a full scale model of the A380 (a 16m section of the fuselage with fully equipped main and upper decks) and discover the secrets of the interior of the world’s only true double decker.
Shuttle bus departure 4:00pm from ENSEEIHT
Return at 6:45pm to ENSEEIHT
The visit lasts about 3 hours and includes:
- Part one, taking place in a conference room – presentation of the EDF group, the Golfech site and the operation of a nuclear power plant;
- Part two – visit of the turbine hall (turbine generator, condenser) with a stop at the voltage transformer and the cooling tower.
Shuttle bus departure 01:45pm from ENSEEIHT
Return at 7:15pm to ENSEEIHT