Article in "International Innovation" highlights European Space Policy Published on: 08/12/2011
- Augusto González.
The latest issue of "International Innovation" (Dec. 2011), one of the leading journals aimed at the scientific, technology and research communities, features an interview with Mr. Augusto Gonzalez, Head of the Space Policy Unit at the of EC Directorate-General Enterprise and Industry.
The interview offers a first-hand insight into the formation and development of the European Space Policy. The main objectives of this policy are "to ensure that the European citizens fully benefit from European space applications and strengthen Europe’s role in space at international level. "
Topics covered in the interview range from ongoing programmes such as satellite navigation (Galileo) and earth observation (GMES) to actions planned for the next years ahead as well as coordination with European and international partners.