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A common European Space Policy?

The development of ESA research projects represents an important diversification in global space investigation’

On 11 March, Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan, Head of Geopolitics and Global Futures Programme at the Geneva Centre for Security Policy (GCSP), was published in EurAsia Review for his article on ‘Towards A Common European Space Policy: In Pursuit of Independence and Scientific Progress – Analysis.’ It discusses European space history, joint-European space activities, projects for autonomy in space, ongoing research projects with new space technologies and the European Space Agency (ESA).

Al-Rodhan states, ‘Currently, ESA, representing the will of its member states, is concentrating its efforts on becoming more independent in space and increase its autonomy in other spheres – for example in security, environmental and economic affairs’

To read more about Professor Al-Rodhan’s thoughts on a common European space policy, click below.


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GCSP expert Professor Nayef Al-Rodhan is running the Geopolitics and Global Futures Symposium from 20-22 June in Geneva. A three-day course: day one, future of outer space security; day two: transformative technologies and security; day three: neurophilosophy of global security.