CENTRE SATELLITAIRE DE L'UNION EUROPEENNE

175 Rue de la Loi
1048
BRUXELLES  (Belgique)
www.satcen.europa.eu
Mr Pascal Legai, Director


The Centre was founded in 1992 and incorporated as an agency into the European Union on 1 January 2002. The Centre supports the decision making of the European Union in the field of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), in particular the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), including European Union crisis management missions and operations, by providing products and services resulting from the exploitation of relevant space assets and collateral data, including satellite imagery and aerial imagery, and related services. The staff of the Centre, headed by Director Pascal Legai, consists of experienced imagery analysts, geospatial specialists and supporting personnel, recruited from EU Member States. The Centre also hosts seconded experts from  Member States and Third States. The EU Satellite Centre assures technical development activities in direct support to its operational activities, as well as specialised training for its image analysts, including external participants from Member States and Third States. The European Union Satellite Centre is located in Torrejón de Ardoz, in the vicinity of Madrid, Spain.
The Centre was founded in 1992 and incorporated as an agency into the European Union on 1 January 2002. The Centre supports the decision making of the European Union in the field of the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), in particular the Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), including European Union crisis management missions and operations, by providing products and services resulting from the exploitation of relevant space assets and collateral data, including satellite imagery and aerial imagery, and related services. The staff of the Centre, headed by Director Pascal Legai, consists of experienced imagery analysts, geospatial specialists and supporting personnel, recruited from EU Member States. The Centre also hosts seconded experts from  Member States and Third States. The EU Satellite Centre assures technical development activities in direct support to its operational activities, as well as specialised training for its image analysts, including external participants from Member States and Third States. The European Union Satellite Centre is located in Torrejón de Ardoz, in the vicinity of Madrid, Spain.









       

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