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Documents
 
2010

“Space Innovation and Exploration”
European Commission Summary Report (13 October)

Resolution “Global challenges: taking full benefit of European space systems”
Seventh Space Council (25 November)

2009

“International Cooperation in Space”
Remarks of Jean-Jacques Dordain, Director General of the European Space Agency, at the 40Anniversary of the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) (26 March)

Resolution on the contribution of space to innovation and competitiveness in the context of the European Plan for Innovation and the European Economic and Recovery Plan
Sixth Space Council (15 June)

Lisbon Treaty (entered into force on 1st December)

2008

Regulation on the further implementation of the European satellite navigation programmes (EGNOS and Galileo)
Regulation (EC) No 683/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008

Resolution on Space and Security
European Parliament Resolution 2008/2030(INI) of 10 July 2008

Resolution: Taking forward the European Space Policy
Fifth Space Council (26 September)

European space policy: how to bring space down to earth
European Parliament Resolution of 20 November 2008

2007

French Parliament Report on the future of the European space policy (7 February)

Resolution on the European Space Policy
Forth Space Council (22 May)

Report of the Sixth European Space Policy Workshop (26 June)

2006

ESA Agenda 2011
ESA Bulletin, n. 128, November 2006

Council Regulation (EC) No 1943/2006 of 12 December 2006 amending Regulation (EC) No 876/2002 setting up the Galileo Joint Undertaking

2005

Orientations
Second Space Council (7 June)

“Orientations on Global Monitoring for Environment and Security – GMES”
Third Space Council (28 November)

 
 

 
2004

Report of the Forth European Space Policy Workshop (4 February)

Report on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion of the Framework Agreement between the European Community and the European Space Agency (29 March)
Committee on Industry, External Trade, Research and Energy, A5-0222/2004 Final.

EC/ESA Framework Agreement(entered into force in May)

Report of the Fifth European Space Policy Workshop (30 September)

Orientations on the European Space Policy
First Space Council(25 November)

2003

“European Space Policy”
European Commission Green Paper
/COM/2003/0017 final/

Report of the Second European Space Policy Workshop (10 January)

European Science Foundation statement on the Green Paper on European Space Policy (July)

Report of the Third European Space Policy Workshop (8 September)

ESA Agenda 2007

“Space: a new European frontier for an expanding Union: An action plan for implementing the European Space policy”
European Commission White Paper (November)
/COM/2003/0673 final/

2002

Council Regulation (EC) No 876/2002 of 21 May 2002 setting up the Galileo Joint Undertaking

Report of the First European Space Policy Workshop (19 September)

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council – State of Progress of the Galileo programme (24 September)
/COM/2002/0518 final/

2001

“Towards a European Space Policy”
The European Commission and the European Space Agency Joint Task Force Report, COM(2001) 718 Final, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2002.

Council Joint Action on the establishment of the European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC)
EU Council Joint Action 2001/555/CFSP

2000

Antonio Rodotà’s letter to Mr. Carl Bildt (31 March)

"Towards a Space Agency for the European Union"
Report by Carl Bildt, Jean Peyrelevade, Lothar Späth to the ESA Director General (“Wise Men” Report)

"The European space sector in the world"
“Wise Men” Report, Annex 1

"Joint ESA/EC Document on a European strategy for space"
“Wise Men” Report, Annex 2

Resolution on a European space strategy (16 November)
Council Resolution 2000/C 371/02

“Europe and Space: Turning to a new chapter”
Joint Commission-ESA document on a European strategy for space
COM(2000) 597 Final, Office for Official Publications of the European Communities, 2001.

1999

Communication from the Commission – Galileo – Involving Europe in a new generation of satellite navigation services
/COM/99/0054 final*/

Resolution on developing a coherent European space strategy (2 December)
Council Resolution 1999/C 375/01


 
 
Other documents on the European Commission website
 
Reference documents on the European space policy

Reference documents on satellite navigation


 
 
Workshops and Conferences
 
Second International Conference on Space Exploration at ministerial level (Brussel, 21 October 2010)

First EU-ESA Human Space Exploration Conference (Prague, 23 October 2009)

Space Policy Workshops series (2002-2007)

GMES Conference: A Market for GMES in Europe and its Regions
The Graz Dialogue, Graz, 19–20 April 2006.


 
 
Books
 
S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL (ed.), “Project 2001 Plus – Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century”
Köln, Berlin, München, 2006, pp. 193-204.

S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K-U. SCHROGL
“Project 2001 Plus, Legal Aspects of the Future Institutional Relationship between the European Union and the European Space Agency”
Proceedings, Workshop, 5-6 December 2002, Brussels
Cologne, 2003, Documentation 1.c.

L. NARDON
“UE/Espace. Une puissance spatiale de plus en plus compétente”
Rapport annuel de l’Institut français des relations internationales
RAMSES, Paris, IFRI, 2010.


 
 
Articles
 
F. von der DUNK
“Perspectives for a Harmonised Industrial Policy of ESA and the European Union”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL (ed.), “Project 2001 Plus – Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century”, Köln-Berlin-München, 2006, pp. 193-204.

F. von der DUNK
“Towards one captain on the European spaceship – why the EU should join ESA”
Space Policy, Volume 19, Issue 2, May 2003, Pages 83-86.

F. von der DUNK
“Of Co-operation and Competition: GALILEO as a Subject of European Law”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K-U. SCHROGL, “Project 2001 Plus, Legal Aspects of the Future Institutional Relationship between the European Union and the European Space Agency”, Proceedings, Workshop, 5-6 December 2002, Brussels
Cologne, 2003, Documentation 1.c.

J. M. FARAMIÑÀN GILBERT, C. MUÑOZ RODRIGUEZ
“European Space Policy: a common future for ESA and EU”
In Proceedings of the International Institute of Space Law at the International Astronautical Federation, Vancouver, Canada, 2004, pp.166-170.

J. M. FARAMIÑÀN GILBERT, C. MUÑOZ RODRIGUEZ
“La cooperación entre la Agencia Europea del Espacio y la Unión Europea respecto a la observación de la Tierra”
Boletín del Centro Español de Derecho Espacial, n. 17, January 2007, pp. 13-15.

A. FARAND
“European Space Agency”
XXIV Annals of Air and Space Law, 393, 1999.

A. FROEHLICH
“Analyse de la proposition sur la communautarisation du Centre Spatial Guyanais (CSG)»
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 4.

A. FROEHLICH
“ESA-EU-Vereinbarung zur Umsetzung des gemeinsamen GMESProjektes“ (Agreement between ESA and EU about the Implementation of the Common GMES project)
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 3.

A. FROEHLICH
“Die European Space Policy und ihre Auswirkungen auf die Verlängerung des ESA/EG-Rahmenabkommens“ (The European Space Policy and the Prolongation of the ESA-EU Framework Agreement)
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 1.

B.GUYOT
"Droit Spatial Européen"
Dossiers de Droit Européen 2011

S. HOBE
“Prospect for a European space administration”
Space Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004, pp. 25-29.

S. HOBE, O. HEINRICH, I. KERNER, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD
“Ten Years of Cooperation between ESA and EU: Current Issues”
ZLW, Year 2009, Issue 1.

S. HOBE, T. REUTER, K. KUNZMANN, J. NEUMANN
“A New Chapter for Europe in Space (Part II)”
ZLW, Year 2005, Issue 4.

S. HOBE, T. REUTER, K. KUNZMANN, J. NEUMANN
“A New Chapter for Europe in Space (Part I)”
ZLW, Year 2005, Issue 3

N. A. HORSLEY
“The Arianespace Monopoly, EU Competition Law, and the Structure of Future European Launch Markets”
Air and Space Law, Volume 30, Issue 2, 2005, pp. 87-116.

W. von KRIES
“Which future for Europe's space agencies?”
Space Policy, Volume 19, Issue 3, August 2003, pp. 157, 161.

K. KUNZMANN, P. REUTER
“Crafting a legal framework for a coherent future structure for European Space Activities”
Space Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004, pp. 59-61.

P. MANZINI, A. MASUTTI
“An international civil liability regime for the Galileo services: A proposal”
Air and Space Law, Volume 33 (2008), Issue 2, pp. 114-131.

S. MARCHISIO
“Le clausole relative allo spazio nel Trattato sul funzionamento dell’Unione europea”
In AA.VV. “Studi in onore di Umberto Leanza”, Napoli, 2008, pp.1157-1174.

S. MARCHISIO
“Proposals for an Institutional Realignment of the European Space Sector”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL (ed.), “Project 2001 Plus – Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century”, Köln, Berlin, München, 2006, pp. 193-204.

S. MARCHISIO
“L’Europa e la politica spaziale”
Affari Esteri, 2003, pp. 641–650.

F. MAZURELLE, J. WOUTERS, W. THIEBAUT
“The evolution of European space governance: policy, legal and institutional implications”
Working Paper n. 25, April 2009.

T. REUTER
“The Framework Agreement between the European Space Agency and the European Community: A Significant Step Forward?”
ZLW, Year 2004, Issue 1.

B. SCHMIDT-TEDD
“Rechtliche Implikationen der gemeinsamen ESA/EU-Raumfahrtsstrategie"(Legal Implications of a Common ESA/EU Space Strategy)
ZLW, 2001, 202-208.

L. J. SMITH, K.-U. HORL
“Institutional challenges for space activities in Europe”

Space Policy, Volume 60, Issue 3, February 2007, pp. 210-220.

S. WITTIG
“Die neue Aufgabenverteilung zwischen ESA und EU in der Raumfahrt“ (The New Distribution of Responsibilities between the European Space Agency and the European Union in Space Matters)
ZLW, Year 2004, Issue 3.


 
 
Other useful readings
 
“A new paradigm for European space policy: A proposal”
ESPI Report 1, 2005.

G. BRACHET
“From initial ideas to a European plan: GMES as an exemplar of European space strategy”
Space Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004, pp. 7-15.

P. CREOLA
“Some comments on the ESA/EU space strategy”
Space Policy, Volume 17, Issue 2, May 2001, pp. 87-90.

T. HOERBER
“ESA + EU: Ideology or pragmatic task sharing?”
Space Policy, Volume 25, Issue 4, November 2009, pages 206-208.

G. HORNEK, A. CORADINI, G. HAERENDEL, M.-B. KALLENRODE, P. KAMOUN, J. P. SWINGS, A. TOBIAS, J.-J. TORTORA
“Towards a European vision for space exploration: Recommendations of the Space Advisory Group of the European Commission”
Space Policy, Volume 26, Issue 2, May 2010, pp. 109-112.

K. MADDERS, W. THIEBAUT
“Carpe diem: Europe must make a genuine space policy now”
Space Policy, Volume 23, Issue, 1, February 2007, pp. 7-12.

K. MADDERS, J. WOUTERS
“Taking stock of Europe’s developing space policy: from the European space policy workshops to the European space policy forum”
Space Policy, Volume 20, Issue 1, February 2004, pp. 31-36.

K. MADDERS, J. WOUTERS
“Finding a ‘genuine’ space policy for Europe: the European space policy workshop series”
Space Policy, Volume 19, Issue 1, February 2003, pp. 41-46.

C. MATHIEU
“Assessing Russia’s space cooperation with China and India – Opportunities and challenges for Europe.
Acta Astronautica, Volume 63, Issues 3-4, February-March 2010, pp. 355-361.

M. MORELLI, P. CAMPOSTRINI,
“The Role of European Regions in the EU Space Policy” Proceedings of the 58th IAC Congress, Hyderabad, 24–29 September 2007.

N. PETER
“The EU’s emergent space diplomacy”
Space Policy, Volume 23, Issue 2, May 2007, Pages 97-107.

N. PETER, S. PLATTARD
“The European Space Policy: Europe’s New Compass”
ESPI Perspective (Flash Report), n. 1, 2007.

N.-L. REMUSS
“Responsive Space for Europe – Elements for a Roadmap for Europe Based on a Comparative Analysis with the U.S. Operational Responsive Space Concept”
ESPI Report 22, 2010.

N.-L. REMUSS
"Space and Internal Security – Developing a Concept for the Use of Space Assets to Assure a Secure Europe"
ESPI Report 20, 2009.

B. SCHMIDT-TEDD
“Das Weißbuch zur Raumfahrt. Ein kritischer Meilenstein auf dem Weg zu einer kohärenten europäischen Raumfahrtpolitik“ (White Paper Space: A New European Frontier for an Expanding Union. An Action Plan for Implementing the European Space Policy)
ZLW, Year 2004, Issue 2.

K.-U. SCHROGL, C. MATHIEU, N. PETER
“Yearbook on Space Policy 2006/2007: New Impetus for Europe”
Springer, 2010.

F. SLIJPER
“The EU should freeze its military ambitions in space”
Space Policy, Volume 25, Issue 2, May 2009, pp. 70-74.

G. VERHEUGEN
“Europe's space plans and opportunities for cooperation”
Space Policy, Volume 21, Issue 1, May 2005, pp. 93-95.


 
 
Useful links
 
ESA Galileo website

ESA GMES website

ESA Space for Europe website on EU/ESA cooperation

ESA website on ESA/EU cooperation
ESA website on ESA/EU cooperation

European Commission website

European Commission website on Galileo

European Commission website on GMES

European Commission website on satellite navigation

European Commission website on space

European Cooperation for Space Standardization (ECSS) website

GMES Info website
 
 
Last update: 19 October 2011

 


 
 
 
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