The European Union's Space Strategy for Security and Defence

PeopleOther ♦ Published: May 24, 2022; 22:00 ♦ (Vindobona)

Space and space infrastructure is becoming increasingly important to nations in space. The European Union also has its space defense strategy. Learn more about Europe's efforts in Space defense.

The launch of the Galileo system. / Picture: © EUSPA - European Agency for the Space Programme

The EU emphasized in their Strategic Compass the need to develop an EU Space Strategy for Security and Defence. Considering the current geopolitical context, the EU's defense policy must be strengthened.

Space-based assets and services are increasingly important to the functioning of the EU's economy, society, and defense.

In a competitive and contested space…