Space policy sounds like the distant future. But space travel is currently undergoing rapid change. And we need to prepare for this. Space travel is becoming increasingly important — not only for telecommunications, but also for science, from medicine to climate research. Its ongoing privatization promises billions in profits, and the world’s richest people are…
Which role will the EU play in Space?
Webinar, June 17th, 7pm
Space travel is currently undergoing rapid change. New possibilities promise profits in the billions and the richest people in the world are pushing into the orbit. At the same time, major powers such as the USA and China are expanding the militarization of space. In science, from medicine to climate research, satellite data and extraterrestrial research is becoming increasingly important.
In the coming decades, space travel will change the face of the earth. And the European Union has to decide: What role does it want to play?
We, The Greens/EFA group in the European Parliament, are taking initiative to foster a debate on the future of European space policy. In the webinar, we will thus present our new position paper on EU space policy, which you can find HERE.
We will discuss with the following guests our and their ideas for the future orientation of European space policy:
Join our discussion with
- Prof. Thomas Hoerber, ESSCA School of Management
- Niklas Nienass MEP, The Greens/EFA, responsible for space
- Jean-Jacques Tortora, Director, European Space Policy Institute
Philippe Lamberts, MEP and co-president of The Greens/EFA group
Peggy Hollinger, Industry Editor of the Financial Times
The webinar will take place on Zoom. French and German interpretation available.