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#EDRS – European technology allows fast and secure transfer of data from space to Earth

#EDRS – European technology allows fast and secure transfer of data from space to Earth

| July 11, 2019

The European External Action Service and the European Commission have hosted a live demonstration of the European Data Relay System (EDRS), also known as ‘Space data highway’. The system is the world’s first laser-link in the sky, based on cutting-edge European laser technology. It allows transferring large volume of data, in particular images, from satellites […]

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Space-based Communications Intelligence #COMINT gathering democratized

Space-based Communications Intelligence #COMINT gathering democratized

| April 16, 2019

Previously a capability available only to those nations which could afford the expense of developing and launching COMINT-gathering satellites, private-sector concerns such as Kleos and HawkEye360 are looking to change this, writes Dr. Thomas Withington Military Radar, Communications, Electronic Warfare. The former announced that this year it will place a single COMINT gathering satellite into a […]

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#EventHorizonTelescope – EU-funded astronomical discovery to be unveiled simultaneously across the world

#EventHorizonTelescope – EU-funded astronomical discovery to be unveiled simultaneously across the world

| April 8, 2019

On Wednesday (10 April), the European Commission will present a ground-breaking discovery by Event Horizon Telescope – an international scientific collaboration aiming to capture the first image of a black hole by creating a virtual Earth-sized telescope. EU-funded researchers play a key role in the project. Six press conferences around the world will take place simultaneously at 15.00 […]

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EU budget for 2021-2027: Significant progress on new #EUSpaceProgramme, but not there yet

EU budget for 2021-2027: Significant progress on new #EUSpaceProgramme, but not there yet

| February 28, 2019

The European Parliament, the Council and the Commission have made significant progress in negotiations on the EU Space Programme, which will help maintain and further enhance the EU’s leadership in space. The Commission however expressed strong reservations on a number of important institutional issues. The Commission proposed the new EU Space Programme in June 2018 as part […]

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#EUSpaceConference – Commission presents its plans for future of space

#EUSpaceConference – Commission presents its plans for future of space

| January 21, 2019

On 22 and 23 January the 11th Conference on European Space Policy will take place at the Egmont Palace in Brussels. On Tuesday (22 January), Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska will open the conference presenting her vision for the future of space in Europe. Space technology, data and services have become indispensable in the daily lives of Europeans. Thanks to […]

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The final frontier: How the EU supports #Galileo, #Copernicus and other space programmes

The final frontier: How the EU supports #Galileo, #Copernicus and other space programmes

| December 21, 2018

     Space technology is used for anything from communications to saving lives at sea and monitoring natural disasters. Learn more about how the EU helps to make this possible in this infographic. On 21 November, Parliament’s industry, research and energy committee adopted a draft report written by Massimiliano Salini on establishing the EU’s space […]

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The final frontier: How the EU supports #Galileo, #Copernicus and other space programmes

The final frontier: How the EU supports #Galileo, #Copernicus and other space programmes

| November 27, 2018

     Space technology is used for anything from communications to saving lives at sea and monitoring natural disasters. Learn more about how the EU helps to make this possible. On 21 November, Parliament’s industry, research and energy committee adopted a draft report written by Massimiliano Salini on establishing the EU’s space programme and the […]

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