28 September 2007. At this year’s International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the main event of the global space community, ESPI not only presented current research but also came in a position to shape the Congress’s activities in the coming years.
27 September 2007. In its recently published annual report for foreign policy, the Federal Ministry for European and International Affairs (BMEIA) acknowledges the role of ESPI within the recent Austrian EU-Presidency.
17 September 2007. The First ESPI Autumn Conference took place on 13 and 14 September 2007 in ESPI’s premises in Vienna. This event gathered experts on space policy research for the preparation of the forthcoming Space Policy Yearbook and launched also the European Space Policy Research and Academic Network (ESPRAN).
1 September 2007. ESPI is now under a new leadership. Today, Kai-Uwe Schrogl took over the task as Secretary General from Serge Plattard. Schrogl will lead ESPI for the next three years. At the same time, the mandate of ESPI's Treasurer, Michel A. Jakob was extended for three more years.
14 August 2007. ESPI has launched a partnership with the prestigious publisher SpringerWienNewYork, part of Springer Science and Business Media. The first project will be a Space Policy Yearbook expected to be available in early 2008.
27 July 2007. This year, ESPI supports Summer Schools of a number of its partner organizations. Outstanding event was the SUMMER SCHOOL ALPBACH, which took place for the 31st time and dealt with astrobiology.