Struggling in the field of launchers, will Europe in space "catch up" with that of cargo ships? According to our information, Emmanuel Macron should announce this Monday a significant support for this sector, during a speech in Toulouse (Haute-Garonne) on the occasion of the two years of the France 2030 investment plan. The goal? That the country fully plays its role in the development of a European cargo spacecraft, hoped for by the European Space Agency (ESA) by the end of 2028.
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"France, more than 50% of the entire European space industry, has more than its say on this subject!" exclaims Philippe Baptiste, president of the National Center for Space Studies (CNES). But what is really a "cargo ship"?
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