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: 

  1. To maximise the benefits of space for society and the EU economy
  2. To promote a globally competitive and innovative European space sector 
  3. To strengthen European strategic autonomy in access to and use of space in a secure environment
  4. To strengthen Europe's global role in space