ESSC Contribution to the Public consultation on a Space Strategy for Europe

June 23, 2016

Last April, the European Commission has open a Public consultation on a Space Strategy for Europe. The objective of this public consultation is to obtain stakeholder views on the policy priorities, challenges and opportunities that could shape a future Space Strategy for Europe.

The European Space Sciences Committee has prepared an integrated contribution highlighting the relevance of space research for European citizens and putting forward 14 recommendations across the following themes:

Space Research on the European Landscape

  • Innovation for Space Sciences, Innovations for Citizens
  • Space Research at the service of the European citizens
  • Transversal issues
  • European Structural Aspects
  • New EC Strategic Space Programme
  • The Need for an advisory Body for Space Sciences Serving Europe’s Space Strategy

The ESSC contribution has been submitted and can be downloaded here.