In recent years the EU has invested in the space program €12 billionUncategorized October 27, 2017
From 2014 to 2020 on investments in space programme of the European Union allocated € 12 billion. This was referred to in the statement on the website of the European Commission on a joint visit of its President Jean-Claude Juncker and French President Emmanuel macron of the territory of the cosmodrome Kourou in French Guiana.
“The European space program will serve millions of people. The use of satellite data increased the efficiency of emergency and rescue services, ministries of disaster response, aviation etc. Many companies also use these data to develop innovative programs,” the report said.
Among the large-scale space projects of the EU program of monitoring the Earth “Copernicus”, orbital navigation systems Galileo and EGNOS.