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Conference On EU Space Policy January 29-30
2013-01-28 13:47:43

ESA The fifth high-level Conference on EU Space Policy, 'Building Up a Global Tool for Global Challenges', takes place on 29—30 January at the Charlemagne building of the European Commission in Brussels. The conference will be a unique opportunity to examine and debate the state of the space programs launched by the EU, such as Galileo for satellite navigation and Copernicus for Earth observation, and to look to the future of this key area of EU policy, with a large and diverse...

2011-02-08 17:30:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from European Parliament at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=ff0fe125-9d13-4f05-a7f6-dd9969e11bb4# Martin Schulz, leader of the European Parliament's main progressive group, the 186-strong Socialists and Democrats, deplored the summit's Franco-German inspired EU competitiveness pact. Behind it, he said, lay reduction of the European Union to deals between governments. "If you look now to the proposals,...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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