ESA Picks Josef Aschbacher As New Director General

Josef Aschbacher
Credit: ESA
LYON, France—The council of the European Space Agency (ESA) has appointed Josef Aschbacher—currently ESA’s director of Earth observation programs—as the next director general (DG), replacing Jan Woerner in 2021. Aschbacher’s term is set at four years, after Woerner’s six years at the helm. He will...

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