Meanwhile, in Poland, Alcatel and EADS Astrium demonstrated the role space-based systems can play in European crisis management. This 2-million-euro ($2.4-million), 14-month project, called Astro+, was funded as part of preparatory activities in anticipation of the EU's 7th Framework Research Program, intended to run from 2007-13. Astrium CEO Antoine Bouvier said Astro+ showed the feasibility of tying together communications networks, Earth-observation systems, imaging archives, simulation ...


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