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This is THE photo of 2007 Paris Le Bourget Aero Show !

Look at that... Wednesday 20th June 2007 at Paris Le Bourget Aero Show, on Souriau Group booth where the Le Mans Sarthe Wright 2008 Centennial Committee and the National Aviation Heritage Area (Dayton, OH) were hosted. Upon Centennial Committee initiative some honorary guests are welcome by Souriau and a Sarthe General Council delegation, with standing up from left to right:

. Mr. Michel TOGNINI*, French astronaut, presently Director of ESA (European Space Agency);
. Mr. Francois CALVARIN*, President of Souriau Group (behind);
. Mr. Jean-Loup CHRETIEN, 1st French astronaut to space, Honorary President of Le Mans Sarthe Wright 2008 Centennial (with Mr. Buzz ALDRIN), official starter of Le Mans 24 Hour automobile race in 2008 (with Mr. Mark BROWN-USA and Mr. Vladimir TITOV- Russia);
. Mr. Buzz ALDRIN, legendary astronaut, 2nd earthman to walk on the moon, Honorary President of Le Mans Sarthe Wright 2008 Centennial (with Mr. Jean-Loup CHRETIEN), official starter of the 1st race of Le Mans Classic 2008 edition;
. Mr. Roland DU LUART**, Vice-President of the French Senate, President  of Sarthe General Council;
. Mr. Jean-Pierre HAIGNERE*, French astronaut (6 months aboard MIR station), Program Director at Kourou, French Guyana (seated);
. Mrs. Véronique RIVRON, Sarthe General Counsellor, Le Mans City Counsellor;
. Mr. Thierry QUILLET, Souriau Director for Sarthe (France) and Morocco; Member of 2008 Centennial Committee Board of Trustees;
. Mrs. Amanda WRIGHT LANE, great grand niece of the WRIGHT brothers, President of the Wright Family Foundation, Honorary Vice-President of Le Mans Sarthe Wright 2008 Centennial (with Mr. Gerard BOLLEE, representing the BOLLEE family);
. Mr. Mark BROWN*, the astronaut from Dayton, OH (city of origin of the WRIGHT brothers), official starter of Le Mans 24 Hour automobile race in 2008 (with Mr. Jean-Loup CHRETIEN-France and Mr. Vladimir TITOV-Russia);
. Mr. Charles SOMARE, Sarthe General Counsellor.

The Souriau company, founded in 1917, welcomes that day for the very 1st time astronauts on her Paris Le Bourget Aero Show booth. A great success for everybody. Many thanks to the wonderful Souriau teamwork, with a special hug to Jean-Claude BEAU and Sandra PIERSON (Souriau booth).

The Centennial Committee.

*Honorary Members of Le Mans Sarthe Wright 2008 Centennial

**'Haut-Patronage' of Le Mans Sarthe Wright 2008 Centennial by:
. Mr. Francois FILLON, Prime Minister of France
. Mr. Roland DU LUART, Vice-President of French Senate, President of Sarthe General Council;
. Mr. Jean-Claude BOULARD, Mayor of Le Mans, President of Le Mans Metropolis.

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