PARIS — The heads of 12 European space-technology companies implored European Union agencies to settle their differences and adopt a legal regime to accompany the EU’s proposed seven-year, 16-billion-euro ($18.3-billion) space budget.
The 12 companies were reacting to the apparent stalemate over the proposed space-program regulation that emerged when the European Commission objected to a deal worked out between the European Parliament and the European Council.
The Commission had declined to accept the agreement, citing what it said were risks that too . . .
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