PARIS — European Commissioner Thierry Breton told Europe’s NewSpace sector that the commission’s future Launcher Alliance and its space-based connectivity project will be wide open to new players including startups.

The Launcher alliance, still not clearly defined, is being “prepared together with the European Space Agency” as well as individual EU nations and industry “in an inclusive and open manner.”

“The future Alliance will accelerate development and maturation of new technologies for EU launchers and foster new transportation services and concepts (such as green propulsion . . .

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