European Cooperative Organization and Government Space Budgets
Annual European Cooperative Organization and Government Space Budgets Overviews
Civil government spending on space programs and activities in Europe comes from four sources…
Apart from the EDA, several national governments in Europe make significant military space spending commitments on a national basis.
Civil government spending on space programs and activities in Europe comes from four distinct sources: activities directed by the European Union (EU) and executed by the European Commission (EC), which are mostly implemented by ESA acting as the procurement and development agency; activities by ESA that are funded by ESA member states; activities of the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT); and activities carried out by European countries independent of the EU, ESA, and EUMETSAT.