Borrell: space is strategic domain

Brussels 24.01.2023 “The purpose of my intervention is to highlight the current geopolitical context of space, its relevance for the security and defence perspective” the EU top diplomat Josep Borrell said, while addressing the 15th European Space Conference “Securing the future of Europe in space”, taking place in Brussels, January 24-25, 2023. 🔴 LIVE |…

Borrell visits EU Satellite Centre

The EU top dipolmat Josep Borrell visited the European Union’s Satellite Centre, SatCen, in Torrejón de Ardoz to get a first-hand debriefing about its activities. (Image above: illustration) First visit to @eusatcen today. SatCen plays a fundamental role in the decision-making and actions under the #CSDP and our 17 civilian and military missions and operations…

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano returned

ESA astronaut Luca Parmitano touched down in the Kazakh Steppe at 09:12 GMT (10:12 CET), 6 February 2020 after his second six-month mission on the International Space Station. Luca returned to Earth in the Russian Soyuz MS-13 spacecraft alongside US astronaut Christina Koch and Russian cosmonaut Alexander Skvortsov. ESA astronaut @astro_luca returned to Earth today…

Space as NATO “operational domain”

‘Two weeks from now, NATO leaders will meet in London. Together, we will mark our Alliance’s seventieth anniversary. And look to the future” said NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg ahead of the meetings of NATO Ministers of Foreign Affairs. ⚠️ WATCH LIVE ⚠️ 🗣️| Pre-Ministerial press conference ahead of #NATO #ForMin https://t.co/7rfEpq5rzH — Jens Stoltenberg…

ESA Aschbacher calls for investing in space

At opening of the #PhiWeek2019 the Director of Earth Observation Programmes Josef Aschbacher called for investing in European space industries, ensuring the EU leadership in space. #Phiweek @AschbacherJosef call #EU to invest in #ESA ensuring its leadership in innovation to benefit of economies and societies. pic.twitter.com/UTfiN0Durz — Anna van Densky (@AnnaVanDensky) September 9, 2019 The European Earth…

Galileo four satellites launch

This week four more Galileo satellites were successfully launched from the European spaceport in French Guiana on the European launcher Ariane-5. Now with a constellation of 26 satellites, the EU’s global satellite navigation system will provide a more precise signal across a range of valuable services. Galileo has been a supplier of  positioning and timing…