Slovenia joins European Space Agency

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A phase of the launch of the Russian Soyuz TMA-19M rocket from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, 15 December 2015, carrying members of the expedition 46/47, European Space Agency (ESA).

Slovenia joins European Space Agency


Slovenian economy minister Zdravko Počivalšek signed an agreement on Tuesday in Paris under which Slovenia became an associated member of the European Space Agency (ESA).

The European Space Agency (ESA) in its current form was founded in 1975. The current membership of the European Space Agency includes 22 member states and a number of associates. The only EU member state that has not signed any agreement with ESA is Croatia.

This agreement will allow direct Slovenian participati...


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