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Ministers Bankroll European Space Agency's Ambitions

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Science  05 Dec 2008:
Vol. 322, Issue 5907, pp. 1447
DOI: 10.1126/science.322.5907.1447

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Europe's space scientists are breathing a collective sigh of relief because the member governments of the European Space Agency last week gave ESA more or less everything it had asked for in funding for the next few years--a total of nearly €10 billion.