In collaboration with Business Bridge Europe, the organisers of the 9th Annual Conference on European Space Policy “Space Strategy for Europe: the road ahead”, ESPI is pleased to present the minutes of the Conference. Click here
To read the speech of Genevieve Fioraso (chair of ESPI’s Advisory Council), click here.
26 February 2016. On 24 February ESPI organized a Senior Voices event featuring Ambassador Dr. Peter Jankowitsch, former long serving Chairman of the UNCOPUOS, and Dr. David Kendall, the incoming Chairman. The event was arranged in cooperation with the Foreign Policy and United Nations Association of Austria and took place at lunch time at the Association’s premises in the Stallburg, part of the Hofburg.
23 February 2016. In its 19 February issue, Air & Cosmos , the well know French weekly on air and space, devotes a part to the completeness of the last GPS block programme (GPS-IIF) and the preparation of the coming GPS III. The article summarizes in a concise manner the current status of the different GNSS constellations. Serge Plattard is interviewed on the recent developments of Galileo and the importance of the GPS/Galileo compatibility and interoperability.
9 February 2016. The eight volume of the “Yearbook on Space Policy” series edited by ESPI and published by SpringerWienNewYork is now available. This edition covers global space related developments in the calendar year 2014.
31 January 2016. As history teaches, structural changes within society will produce new societal needs and fundamentally change existing ones. In order for space to respond to these needs in a timely and effective fashion, European policy and decision-makers – both on space and on non-space – will have to make sure that the proper evolution and interface mechanisms are put in place. In this report, ESPI assesses how exactly space can contribute to the challenges and needs of the future European society.