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European Ways Forward for Space Traffic Management

Objective

SPACEWAYS intends to create a common understanding of the guidelines and standards necessary to develop a Space Traffic Management (STM) concept for the European Union (EU). It also aims to assess European technical available and required capabilities (notably in the field of SSA/SST technologies) with respect to STM requirements; and to provide a set of STM best practices and recommendations in line with EU interests. This includes the preservation of a safe, secure and sustainable space environment as well as the reinforcement of European sovereignty and competiveness.

Over its 18-month duration, SPACEWAYS’ first objective will be to analyse the policy, legal and economic context of STM. It will aim to better understand the STM concept’s dynamics worldwide and its consequences for Europe. While key space powers may attempt to create norms and regulations for future STM, SPACEWAYS intends to provide guidelines to support European policy making thereupon.

In parallel, another goal will be to assess European capabilities and technology gaps with respect to future STM requirements. SPACEWAYS will identify stakeholders and users’ needs by associating them to the project through a networking platform. It will also proceed to a complete analysis of technical needs defined by future STM possible regulations. Both SSA/SST capabilities and technological developments related to new space missions and functions will be analysed. Here, specific attention will be devoted to mega constellation management, on-orbit operations or launch and re-entry future activities.

These parallel lines of work will converge to produce a set of STM guidelines and best practices fully compatible with EU interests. They will be disseminated to relevant communities, to support the EU, as a major space and economic actor, to address future STM challenges.

Call for proposal

H2020-SPACE-2020
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Funding Scheme

CSA - Coordination and support action

Coordinator

FONDATION POUR LA RECHERCHE STRATEGIQUE
Address
Rue Des Patures 4 Bis
75016 Paris
France
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 278 078,50

Participants (14)

AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 100 062,50
Address
Willy-messerschmitt-strasse 1
82024 Taufkirchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
AIRBUS DEFENCE AND SPACE SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 79 940,94
Address
31 Rue Des Cosmonautes Zi Du Palays
31402 Toulouse Cedex
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ARIANEGROUP SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 111 145
Address
Tour Cristal - 7-11 Quai Andre Citroen
75015 Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DEIMOS ENGINEERING AND SYSTEMS SLU
Spain
EU contribution
€ 88 551,88
Address
C Francia 9 Poligono Industrial La Nava Iii
13500 Puertollano
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EUROPAISCHES INSTITUT FUR WELTRAUMPOLITIK EUROPEAN SPACE POLICY INSTITUTE
Austria
EU contribution
€ 119 687,50
Address
Schwarzenbergplatz 6
1030 Wien
Activity type
Research Organisations
INDRA SISTEMAS SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 44 437,50
Address
Avenida De Bruselas 35
28108 Alcobendas Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ISTITUTO AFFARI INTERNAZIONALI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 74 750
Address
Via Angelo Brunetti 9
00186 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
KATHOLIEKE UNIVERSITEIT LEUVEN
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 70 500
Address
Oude Markt 13
3000 Leuven
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
OHB SYSTEM AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 91 032,19
Address
Universitatsallee 27-29
28359 Bremen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EUROPEAN UNION SATELLITE CENTRE
Spain
EU contribution
€ 89 367,50
Address
Avenida De Cadiz Ed 457-Base Aerea De Torrejon
28850 Torrejon De Ardoz
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
THALES ALENIA SPACE FRANCE SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 106 632,81
Address
Avenue Jean Francois Champollion 26
31100 Toulouse
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TELESPAZIO SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 60 000
Address
Via Tiburtina 965
00156 Roma
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
TELESPAZIO FRANCE SAS
France
EU contribution
€ 97 850
Address
Avenue Jean Francois Champollion 26
31023 Toulouse
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
UNIVERSITEIT LEIDEN
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 86 433,75
Address
Rapenburg 70
2311 EZ Leiden
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments