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”. 


The ESPI SpringerBriefs research: “Business and Policy Perspectives on Micro Launchers” is now available for purchase on the Springer website.

The book provides an analysis of the dynamics of the global launch service market associated with small satellites, by placing a particular focus on its unfolding trends and future outlook.


ESPI Resident Fellow Martin Sarret took part in the review of the 2018 Space Security Index in Montreal, Canada, which is a collaborative research effort between the Project Ploughshares, the Simons Foundation, McGill University Institute of Air and Space Law, the Research Unit for Military Law and Ethics of the University of Adelaide, the Space Policy Institute of George Washington University, and the School of Law of Xi’ian Jiatong University. 


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