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European Space Agency

Volume 84: debated on Monday 21 October 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what agreements exist with the United States of America concerning military use of European Space Agency facilities and equipment;(2) what uses have been made of European Space Agency facilities by military agencies in the United States of America;(3) what uses are likely to be made of European Space Agency facilities by military agencies in the United States of America in the next two years.

No such agreements exist. In any event ESA's convention limits the use of its facilities to peaceful purposes.