I have a new story posted over at ESA.
“In November 2008, the ministers responsible for space activities in ESA's member states and Canada will gather in The Hague to set the course of Europe’s space programme over the period ahead. They will be invited to endorse the next stages in a series of ongoing programmes and to commit to the start of new programmes. …”
For those of us in the UK, the most important aspect of this story is at the end of the story: the UK is currently in negotiation with ESA to site a new ESA facility in Oxfordshire. What a boost to the UK’s sadly beleagued space industry this would be.
Read the full story for free here.