On the occasion of the UNISPACE+50 conference, this publication provides a deep insight to which extent further improvement should be envisaged to ensure the sustainable development beyond 2030.

As the world, its environment, economy and society are getting more and more technically advanced, it is of high interest to see how space and its various applications can support this development. 


With Brexit negotiations still underway, there is mounting pressure on the UK government to assess sectorial impacts across the board as well as to provide a strategy and negotiating position to protect jobs and the interests of British industry.


 ESPI Resident Fellow Matteo Tugnoli was invited to present the study on “European Access to Space: Business and Policy Perspectives on Micro Launchers” to a meeting of the ESA Space Economy Steering Committee, which took place in ESTEC on 26 June 2018.


Please save the date for the 2018 high-level conference organised under the auspices of the Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU with the support of the European Commission on 5 and 6 November in Graz, Austria.


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.


We are pleased to invite you to the lecture “From Space to Earth: European Space Technologies for Society”. 


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