30 November 2017. On 27 November 2017, ESPI Resident Fellow Cenan Al-Ekabi gave an evening lecture at the American Center in Prague, Czech Republic. The event was part of a series of three public guest lectures organized by the Institute of Political Studies at the Charles University, the Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) and the American Center for the Master’s Degree course on “Space Security in the 21st Century”. He gave a broad overview of Europe’s...


30 November 2017. On November 23rd and 24th, ESPI Director participated in the ESA Space History conference in Padova (Italy).

He contributed to a round table addressing the question: "Space History: A tool to support Decision-Making?”

The presentation he gave can be downloaded here.


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29 November 2017. A number of spacefaring countries are in the process of developing a new generation of super heavy launcher vehicles, with the purpose of achieving ever more ambitious space exploration and human spaceflight missions, from cis-lunar orbit to Mars. In addition, for the first time in history, a number of private companies are also in advanced stages of development of their own super heavy rockets, aiming both at space exploration as well as the commercial satellite market.


29 November 2017. ESPI contributed to a report of the institut français des relations internationales (ifri) on the place of space programs in the digital revolution and the impact of New Space on various industrial sectors. The report concludes with an analysis of the role and responsibilities of the EU in the development of a sustained European space and digital governance. ESPI paper, written by Sebastien Moranta with the support of Matteo Cappella focuses on the impact of the digit...


21 November 2017. ESPI opened Internship vacancies to support "Space-Based Climate Services" and "Space Entrepreneurship and Private Investment" research activities.



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