The ESPI book: “Russia’s Posture in Space: Prospects for Europe” published by Springer in the “Studies in Space Policy” book series is now available for purchase on the Springer website.

The book sheds light on the recent development of Russian space activities, focusing on both their current status and future outlook. The analysis looks at the evolution of the domestic and international dynamics that have been impacting Russia’s direction in space, with the goal of providing an assessment on their impact for current and foreseeable Europe-Russia space relations. More specifically, the study provides a comprehensive assessment of the most recent evolution of Russian space activities; investigates the development and current state of affairs of Russia's international posture in the space arena, with a focus on its attitude towards international cooperation with key partners; evaluates the potential impact of changes on Europe-Russia space relations, outline possible developments and identify options for cooperation.

A free Executive Summary of this research providing an overview of the book can be downloaded.


The book information page and purchase options are available at the following link:



ESPI - European Space Policy Institute

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A-1030 Vienna

(Entrance: Zaunergasse 1)

Phone +43 1 718 11 18 -0

Fax +43 1 718 11 18 -99



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