Government Space Budgets
European Cooperative Organization and Government Space Budgets
In a discovery that upends conventional wisdom, the European Space Agency revealed a study Thursday that shows old-growth forests are outclassed by younger trees when it comes to capturing carbon from the atmosphere.
NASA says its Artemis I flight set to launch as soon as late August will be an uncrewed lunar fly-by. The Paris-based European Space Agency would beg to differ. Shaun is leaving the happy confines of Mossy Bottom Farm to lead the flight around the Moon, an agency press release announced.
Germany’s overall space spending has increased 56% since 2009, and its domestic space spending in 2019 increased more than 30% from 2018, reaching €1.3 billion (US$1.53 billion). Finalized budget information for 2020 German space spending will not be available until early 2021. . .
In the 2017-18 fiscal year, which ran from April 6, 2017 to April 5, 2018, the UK Space Agency (UKSA) had a budget of £386.8 million (US$502.6 million), including £288.9 million (US$375.4 million) in contributions to ESA.
Space activities in Spain are coordinated by the Instituto Nacional de Tècnica Aeroespacial (INTA) within the Ministry of Defense. In 2017, the Spanish government allocated . . .
The Italian space agency, the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), had a budget of €918.6 million (US$1.05 billion) in 2017.
The German space agency, the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), spent a total €1.581 billion (US$1.805 billion) on space in 2017. This is an 11% increase from . . .
The French space agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), had a 2017 budget of €2.334 billion (US$2.664 billion). This was a 9.2% increase from . . .
ESA operated with a 2017 budget of €5.75 billion (US$6.56 billion), a 12.8% increase from . . .
A growing share of European public investment in civil space programs is funded by the European Union under the auspices of its executive body, the European Commission (EC). The EC promotes two European flagship space initiatives…