[ EU enlarges mandate of new space agency EUSPA ]
Luxembourg, 30 April 2021. ‘ Much more than a renaming: The European Union strengthens one of its main pillars to execute on its ‘14.88 billion space programme for 2021-2027 that the European Parliament endorsed on Tuesday.
It transforms the European Agency for Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GSA) in Prague into the EU Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA).
EUSPA will be ‘in charge of the ‘exploitation management and operational security of EGNOS and Galileo’, the ‘security accreditation of all the components of the EU Space Programme’, and of the coordination of user-related aspects of the European Union Governmental Satellite Communications (GOVSATCOM), the new agency said.
Author: Markus Payer
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