LONDON — Full cooperation among all of the nations in the European Space Agency (ESA) on space situational awareness technologies is unlikely because of security concerns, says Francois Auque, CEO of EADS Astrium. The most likely cooperative work is expected from bilateral or trilateral agreements among the governments of France, Germany and the United States, he says. “Due to the military aspects of [space situational awareness], I have my doubts that there can be cooperation ...


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