LONDON — British space hardware and services companies on March 20 said they were already feeling Brexit’s effects as industrial bidding teams preparing for European Commission contracts exclude British companies.
These companies said they were awaiting a statement from the British government to the effect that Britain would remain in European Commission-owned programs including the multibillion-euro Galileo positioning, navigation and timing and Copernicus Earth observation programs.
Both projects have begun operations and are assured of long lives with successive generations of satellites, ground equipment and service requirements.
Other European Commission programs . . .
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