EU Space Strategy
The Commission published its Communication on the European Space Strategy on 6 October 2016.
The Space Strategy is the EU 's response to growing global competition and private sector participation. The four key objectives of the strategy are:
- To maximise the benefits of space for society and the EU economy
- To promote a globally competitive and innovative European space sector
- To strengthen European strategic autonomy in access to and use of space in a secure environment
- To strengthen Europe's global role in space