Ministers from the 22 ESA member states and Canada will gather in Lucerne, Switzerland on 1-2 December to discuss future spending priorities for the ESA space programme. ESA members fund a core programme of space activities but can also subscribe to optional programmes.
Before the meeting, each ESA directorate has drawn-up a list of priorities to be considered by ministers. In this report, we hear from ESAs Navigation Directorate on its proposals for an innovation and support programme.
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