Pavlo Klimkin, Ukraine's minister for foreign affairs speaks at the 2017 Halifax International Security Forum
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GovSat-1 will be a multi-mission satellite that will use X-band and military Ka-band frequencies on high-power and fully steerable mission beams to support multiple operations. Credit: SES
Panoramic view of Luxembourg (Luxembourg for Finance)
Global Milsatcom conference under way in London Nov. 7, 2017
ESA’s contribution to NASA’s Orion spacecraft is the European Service Module, designed to provide the spacecraft’s propulsion, electrical power, water and thermal control. The propulsion qualification model, designed by Airbus Defence and Space, was assembled by OHB Sweden. Credit: ESA
Walter Ballheimer, the CEO of German Orbital Systems, said the company considers Euroconsult’s estimates realistic, but space “is a risky and expensive business.”

The forecast is “based on estimations of a successful deployment of OneWeb and SpaceX megaconstellations which technically are also small satellites,” he said. Credit: German Orbital Systems
NanoAvionics has secured seed funding to commercialize its Enabling Propulsion System for Small Satellites (EPSS). Credit: NanoAvionics
The RemoveDebris mother ship deploys a target satellite in this animation from an SSTL video. Credit: SSTL
European countries are increasingly investing into space situational awareness assets. Germany's GESTRA radar is expected to start operating in 2018. Credit: Fraunhofer FHR
Holger Krag, head of the European Space Agency’s Space Debris Office, only 60 percent of all missions currently end with a successful disposal of the satellite in line with orbital debris mitigation guidelines promulgated by the United Nations. Credit: ESA video screenshot
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Ariane 6 rocket in 64 configuration
A Europeanized Russian Soyuz rocket launches the 11th and 12th Galileo satellites from Europe’s Guiana Space Center. Credit: ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique Video du CSG/S. Martin
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Artist's concept of Galileo satellites in formation. Credit: OHB

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