Budget battle hampers EU in space

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Charles Michel, Defence policy, EU budget 2021-2027, EU space policy, European Defence Fund, Josep Borrell, Margrethe Vestager, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, Ursula von der Leyen|

With the continuous militarisation of space, EU policymakers have started dropping their opposition to plans linking Europe's civilian space assets with defence elements. But as the political tide is slowly turning, cuts proposed in the EU’s draft budget threaten the new ambition.

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EU mission to find alien worlds blasts off

By |december 18th, 2019|EU space policy, European Space Agency, News|

Europe's CHEOPS planet-hunting satellite is set to leave Earth Wednesday morning (18 December) a day after its lift-off was delayed by a technical rocket glitch during the final countdown.

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Space traffic management – the next challenge for Europe’s leadership in space:

By |november 28th, 2019|Copernicus, EU space policy, Galileo, News, space defence|

The EU needs to show leadership on space traffic management to ensure that it protects its increasingly important space infrastructure, writes Marian Jean Marinescu.

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NASA wants international partners to go to Moon too

By |oktober 22nd, 2019|EU space policy, NASA, News|

As it looks to return to the Moon, NASA is open to the idea of international participation, which could mean a non-American setting foot on Earth's natural satellite for the first time in history, global space chiefs said Monday (21 October).

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Loiseau: Without arms exports, there won’t be a European defence industry

By |oktober 7th, 2019|Arms Exports, EU space policy, European Defence Fund, Galileo, Nathalie Loiseau, News, SEDE, Subcommittee for Security and Defence|

A newly created Commission department dedicated to the defence and space industries has given new momentum to the EU's defence union project. Nathalie Loiseau, head of the European Parliament’s defence committee, answered questions about where the sector is heading.

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