UK-EU tension over Galileo won’t impact ESA’s EO program


In an exclusive interview with Geospatial World, Josef Aschbacher, Director of Earth Observation Programs, European Space Agency (ESA), Say after Brexit the UK remains a member of ESA. There is small difference Between Copernicus and Galileo. In Copernicus, the space component is co-founded by ESA member states (including UK) and European Union, while in Galileo the majority funding came from the European Union. Therefore, UK as an important member will hopefully continue to support Copernicus in the ESA context

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