Global cooperation in space
The D-MAVT Distinguished Lecture Series welcomed on 9 March 2017 as guest speaker Johann-Dietrich Wörner from the European Space Agency.
Space 4.0 - Motivation through Inspiration
17:15 - 18:15, HG F30 (Audi Max)
9 March 2017
ESA as THE European Space Agency is responsible for bringing together the intentions of 22 European Member States and Canada. This special positions enables ESA to play the role of a facilitator for global cooperation projects. The lecture will cover concrete missions as well as political aspects of cooperation. Using real examples the presentation will allow to get an understanding how cooperation in a very diverse environment can work and what the restrictions are. In addition the value of space activities for societal aspects will be highlighted. This includes technology transfer, spin in and spin off. Finally the strategic way forward to come to projects in the future will be explained by using concrete visionary ideas.