EU looks forward to China in space technology and greater cooperation
information Figure: Compass satellite navigation system.
European Union said Tuesday, in the United States, Russia and other traditional power, space technology, while maintaining communication and look forward to cooperation with China in space exploration, space technology, better cooperation.
4 days, the European Commission held Katy in Italy on “Space technology services to the public” meeting, EU Industry Commissioner Antonio Patriota Jani (Antonio Tajani) attended the meeting and presided over the relevant press conference.
Galliani said Antonio Patriota, the EU should strengthen cooperation in space exploration, space technology cooperation with China. He believes that China’s space technology development very rapidly. The Associated Press reported that the main focus of the EU in the field of satellite navigation.
EU experts have predicted that global satellite navigation system in the next 10 years, vast market size, business with a bright future. The outside world will be China’s “Compass satellite navigation system” with the U.S. GPS, the Russian Glonass (GLONASS), the European Galileo (Galileo) and known as the “world’s four major satellite positioning system.”
It is reported that China end of last year success of the first 7 Compass navigation satellite into space transfer orbit. Chinese Compass satellite navigation system is independent of the development of autonomous operation of the global satellite navigation system, also is building an important spatial information infrastructure. Compass satellite navigation system by 2012 with service capabilities in Asia Pacific region; 2020, with global service capabilities. (Shen Chen)