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How the EU budget is spent: Copernicus – The EU’s Earth observation and monitoring programme

Copernicus is the European Union’s earth observation and monitoring programme. It has a space component and a ground-based component, and provides users with data services. Continue reading

Galileo and Copernicus – EU flagship space programmes

Written by Vincent Reillon, The EU space programmes for satellite navigation – Galileo – and earth observation – Copernicus – were both launched at the end of the 1990s. While the programmes have suffered significant delays and cost overruns, they have always benefited from a strong support from the European Parliament and the other EU … Continue reading

Earth observation satellite data for commercial purposes: Initial Appraisal of a European Commission Impact Assessment

Written by Alina-Alexandra Georgescu This note seeks to provide an initial analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the European Commission’s Impact Assessment (IA) accompanying the Commission proposal for a Directive on the dissemination of Earth observation satellite data for commercial purposes. Overall, the impression is that the IA has made a genuine attempt to … Continue reading

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