France, Germany Battle over Directorship of European Space PolicyNovember 3, 2010 at 9:11 am | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment
by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty
Source – Space News:
France, Germany Battle over Directorship of European Space Policy
By Peter B. de Selding
BRUSSELS, Belgium — The opposing views of France and Germany over whether the 27-nation European Union or the 18-nation European Space Agency (ESA) should direct Europe’s space policy were presented in stark form here Oct. 26.
In successive presentations made here during a conference at the European Parliament on “A New Space Policy for Europe,” organized by Business Bridge Europe, the heads of the French and German space agencies outlined policy objectives that could not have been more different. . . . [Full Story]