German Bundestag-to-government Q&A highlights worries about France, EU Commission, SpaceX Starlink, Amazon Kuiper…

by Peter B. de Selding

PARIS — SpaceX Starlink and Amazon’s Kuiper versus a European Commission constellation. France v Germany in the award of European Union contracts.  Commission v European Space Agency (ESA) contracting methods. The export of new German rockets in Norway:

A question-and-answer exchange between German parliamentarians and the German government illustrates continued German concern about French dominance of Europe’s satellite telecommunications sector, abetted by the European Commission’s contracting policies.

Several members of Germany’s Bundestag sent questions . . .

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