ESA assesses European Commission Galileo budget, prepares 2nd generation satellite order. And OneWeb?

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — The European Council’s decision on the next 7-year budget includes reductions in planned spending on the Galileo and Egnos positioning, navigation and timing network.

Under the new budget, which still must be approved by the European Parliament, the Galileo program is given a budget of 8 billion euros, in 2018 economic conditions.

The 22-nation European Space Agency (ESA) is Galileo’s technical and contracting manager, using European Union funding. What changes will be made to the program given the . . .

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