Yearbook on Space Policy 2016

Space for Sustainable Development

  • Cenan Al-Ekabi
  • Stefano Ferretti

Part of the Yearbook on Space Policy book series (YEARSPACE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. The Year in Space 2016

  3. Views and Insights

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. Stefano Ferretti
      Pages 129-152
    3. Bhupendra Singh Bhatia
      Pages 185-198
    4. Josef Aschbacher, Clio Biondi Santi, Wolfgang Rathgeber
      Pages 209-216
    5. Stefan Lang, Petra Füreder, Edith Rogenhofer
      Pages 217-229
    6. Andreas Papp, Leonora Barclay
      Pages 231-236
    7. Alfredo Roma, Alessandra Vernile
      Pages 237-245
    8. Christine Leurquin, Alessandra Vernile
      Pages 247-254
  4. Facts and Figures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. Cenan Al-Ekabi
      Pages 283-311
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 323-328

About this book


The Yearbook on Space Policy, edited by the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), is the reference publication analysing space policy developments. Each year it presents issues and trends in space policy and the space sector as a whole. Its scope is global and its perspective is European. The Yearbook also links space policy with other policy areas. It highlights specific events and issues, and provides useful insights, data and information on space activities. The first part of the Yearbook sets out a comprehensive overview of the economic, political, technological and institutional trends that have affected space activities. The second part of the Yearbook offers a more analytical perspective on the yearly ESPI theme and consists of external contributions written by professionals with diverse backgrounds and areas of expertise. The third part of the Yearbook carries forward the character of the Yearbook as an archive of space activities. The Yearbook is designed for government decision-makers and agencies, industry professionals, as well as the service sectors, researchers and scientists and the interested public.


space programs space sustainability space governance European Space Policy Institute ESPI space policy developments Space and SDGs

Editors and affiliations

  • Cenan Al-Ekabi
    • 1
  • Stefano Ferretti
    • 2
  1. 1.European Space Policy InstituteViennaAustria
  2. 2.European Space Policy InstituteViennaAustria

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Engineering
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-72464-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-72465-2
  • Series Print ISSN 1866-8305
  • Series Online ISSN 2197-9405
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