Government Space Budgets
European Cooperative Organization and Government Space Budgets
ESA Sending Heroic, Fictional Sheep Aboard Artemis I
NASA says its Artemis I flight set to launch as soon as late August will be an uncrewed lunar fly-by. The Paris-based European Space Agency would beg to differ. Shaun is leaving the happy confines of Mossy Bottom Farm to lead the flight around the Moon, an agency press release announced.
2020 TSRQ4 – Nation in Review: Germany
Germany’s overall space spending has increased 56% since 2009, and its domestic space spending in 2019 increased more than 30% from 2018, reaching €1.3 billion (US$1.53 billion). Finalized budget information for 2020 German space spending will not be available until early 2021. . .
2017 – United Kingdom Government Space Budget – Snapshot
In the 2017-18 fiscal year, which ran from April 6, 2017 to April 5, 2018, the UK Space Agency (UKSA) had a budget of £386.8 million (US$502.6 million), including £288.9 million (US$375.4 million) in contributions to ESA.
2017 – Spanish Government Space Budget – Snapshot
Space activities in Spain are coordinated by the Instituto Nacional de Tècnica Aeroespacial (INTA) within the Ministry of Defense. In 2017, the Spanish government allocated . . .
2017 – Italian Government Space Budget – Snapshot
The Italian space agency, the Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI), had a budget of €918.6 million (US$1.05 billion) in 2017.
2017 – German Government Space Budget – Snapshot
The German space agency, the Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR), spent a total €1.581 billion (US$1.805 billion) on space in 2017. This is an 11% increase from . . .
2017 – French Government Space Budget – Snapshot
The French space agency, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), had a 2017 budget of €2.334 billion (US$2.664 billion). This was a 9.2% increase from . . .
2017 – European Space Agency Budget – Snapshot
ESA operated with a 2017 budget of €5.75 billion (US$6.56 billion), a 12.8% increase from . . .
2017 – European Commission Space Budget – Snapshot
A growing share of European public investment in civil space programs is funded by the European Union under the auspices of its executive body, the European Commission (EC). The EC promotes two European flagship space initiatives…
2017 – EUMETSAT Space Budget – Snapshot
The European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) had a total expenditure of €531.7 million (US$606.8 million) for 2016, the most recent year . . .