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Niklas Nienass (MEP, The Greens/EFA)

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Satellite-Internet: Debate gains momentum

The debate on the planned European megaconstellation (“Secure Connectivity“) is gaining momentum. In June, the responsible rapporteur of the European Parliament, Christophe Grudler (Renew), presented his position in the Industry Committee. As shadow rapporteur for The Greens/EFA, I was now able to submit my amendments. I am mainly concerned with three points.  First, I want…

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US-Visit: transatlantic dialogue on space policy!

The political challenges in space are huge. We must set the course today for the space of tomorrow. For more peace, security and justice on Earth. Now, I was in the US to help fostering international dialogue for better regulation. A revolution is happening in space.  Satellites are getting smaller and smaller, rocket launches cheaper…

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Space: The Future of International Cooperation

Technological independence for Europe is important. But this does not mean isolation. We can only solve the major challenges of the 21st century together. The Russian war on Ukraine has an impact also on international cooperation in space. A continuation of the cooperation with the Russian space agency Roskosmos seems to be questionable at the…

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DLR: Satellites to fight Climate Change

The German Aerospace Center (DLR) shows how space technology is driving us forward as a society. In March, I visited the DLR site in Oberpfaffenhofen, Bavaria.  A total of 13 scientific facilities and institutes are located on the site near Munich. Around 1,800 employees work there on some of the most exciting German space projects….

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Isar Aerospace: Visit to Bavarian Space Start-Up

I am committed to building a European space economy. Recently, I have visited the German start-up Isar Aerospace near Munich. Their launcher Spectrum is on the way to its first test flight. Satellite technology has become an integral part of our society. It is not only about communication and navigation, but also about industry, research…

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