This new ESPI publication on 'Outer Space and Cyber Space' edited by Dr. Annette Froehlich analyses a broad range of relevant aspects as the outer space and cyber space domains do not only present analogies but are also strongly interrelated.
August was a busy month for the space sector. ESA adopted a key resolution on the future of its launcher support policy, Telesat received approx. CAD 1.5 billion in governmental funding for its Lightspeed constellation, and Thales signed its first contract with the newly created EUSPA to develop new capabilities for EGNOS. You can read about all of these developments and more in the latest edition of ESPI Insights.
This new ESPI publication on 'A Regional Space Agency for Latin America' by Dr. Annette Froehlich and Diego Alonso Amante Soria examines the political and legal aspects of creating a regional space agency for Latin America.
The ESA Agenda 2025 includes a call to organize an all-European Space Summit in 2022, aimed at defining Europe’s ambition in space for the next decade, announcing new flagships and revisiting the governance of space in Europe, at the highest political level.
July was a busy month for the space sector. ESA initiated the development of its Vega-E launcher by signing a €118.8 million contract with Avio, Thales and Axiom finalised their agreement for the delivery of two modules for the future Axiom Station, and two new space companies are set to go public through SPAC mergers. You can read about all of these developments and more in the latest edition of ESPI Insights.
"Cosmonautics: the development of space-related technologies in terms of patent activity" is a new publication by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the European Space Policy Institute in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA). The objective of this study was to examine the evolution of patent filings in the world and in Europe in order to identify major trends in selected space technology fields.
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