News of the WeekEUROPE

Ministers Bankroll European Space Agency's Ambitions

+ See all authors and affiliations

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

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Summary

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.