ESA reins in summit ambitions; science will be first to feel the pain
European scientists will be disappointed by the next three-year space plan, although other demands of the space community are likely to be met—albeit at lower funding levels than anticipated. European Space Agency Director General Jean-Jacques Dordain said last week that an annual increase of only 3.5%, or €420-440 million ($525-550 million), in spending for science would be sought when space ministers meet on Nov. 25-26 for their multiyear summit in The Hague. This relatively modest ...
ACCESS THIS PREMIUM CONTENT
"Science Is Casualty of Move To Reduce Demands at The Hague" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…