EU Space Programme Agency to reside in Prague

Published: 28.02.2019 Related countries:  Thailand Thailand

The European GSA agency based in Prague will be renamed EU Space Programme Agency from the year 2021 and will manage the development of the Galileo and EGNOS satellite navigation system, the Copernicus Earth observation system as well as the intended GOVSATCOM telecommunication system.

European GSA agency based in Prague, which manages the Galileo navigational system, will be renamed EU Space Programme Agency from the year 2021. The Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic has informed about this, adding that all significant decisions relating to the development of satellite technologies will take place in Prague, which will enable Czech companies to participate more in value-added projects.
Development of the Galileo and EGNOS satellite navigation system, the Copernicus Earth observation system, or the intended GOVSATCOM telecommunication system will newly be managed from Prague. The agency will also be in charge of security accreditation of the programme.

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