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Taking on endless possibilities, € 114 million for space research Julkaistu: 28/07/2009, Viimeisin päivitys: 28/10/2009

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The European Commission has today published its third call for proposals for space under the Space Theme of the Seventh Framework Programme for Research (FP7), with a budget of EUR 114 million. The call supports research in the areas of space science and exploration (EUR 58 million) with a view to exploring neighbouring planets, and Earth observation (EUR 47 million) through the continued development of Europe's Global Monitoring system for Environment and Security (GMES). The call also aims at enhancing Europe's cooperation with other major space powers, taking the form of support for cross cutting activities with a budget of EUR 8 million.