ESA Conference in Vienna: Importance of Space Research

PeopleOther ♦ Published: June 6, 2023; 22:29 ♦ (Vindobona)

European space exploration's current challenges and ambitions were presented at ESA's international symposium "Ready for the moon", co-initiated by the Austrian Federal Chancellery and held at Palais Ferstl in Vienna. The geopolitical, economic, and societal potential of Europe's future role in space exploration efforts was also discussed.

Space and space exploration are an important key to solving the problems of the present and the future. / Picture: © European Space Agency / Flickr Attribution (CC BY 2.0,

Experts and representatives from various European countries gathered to discuss the opportunities and possibilities of space exploration. The conference provided a platform for the exchange of ideas, knowledge and experiences to jointly drive the future of European space exploration.

Discussions focused not only on technological aspects but also on Europe's strategic importance…