Jan 23, 2018

ESA and SatCen formalize cooperation with Administrative Arrangement

On 23 January, in the presence of HR/VP Mogherini, the European Space Agency and the European Union Satellite Centre signed an Administrative Arrangement on the formal establishment of their cooperation.

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The 10th EU Space Policy Conference in Brussels has provided a suitable framework for this ceremony.

The arrangement, signed by ESA Director of Earth Observation Programmes Josef Aschbacher, on behalf of ESA Director General JD Woerner, and SatCen Director Pascal Legai will provide a stable foundation for further collaboration between the two organisations, in order to improve synergies between space and security activities and to further develop operational capabilities.