EU Commission wants commercial satellite operators to join future Launcher Alliance

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — The European Commission wants both government and private-sector players, including satellite fleet operators, to join the Commission’s Proposed Alliance for Launchers and to sign a declaration of adherence to it, a Commission official said.

The Alliance, whose exact contours are still undetermined, has been imagined by the Commission as a way of offering European launch service providers a multi-year guarantee of government demand.

In principle, this transparency could make life easier for these companies as they battle for business in the increasingly competitive . . .

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