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Shaping the future of Europe in Space: which programmes, which needs?

Shaping the future of Europe in Space: which programmes, which needs?

10 May 1999

On 11 and 12 May, ESA's governing body, the Council, will meet at its ministerial level in Brussels. The main objective of thismeeting is to shape the future of the space sector in Europe by setting a space policy that will allow the Old Continent to continueplaying a major role in space activities.The Ministers in charge of space activities will be asked to endorse ESA's new strategy and its role in working with national players,intergovernmental organisations, EU institutions and industry to respond to the challenges of the next millennium.

They will also be asked to decide, within ESA's Long Term Plan for the period 1999-2006, new programmes spanning the fields of space science, access to space (launchers), space applications (Earth observation, telecommunications, navigation and multimedia), exploitation of the International Space Station and advanced technology.

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