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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Sebastien Moranta on COVID-19 and the European Space Sector

Sebastien Moranta. Photograph courtesy of the author.

In this week’s Space Cafè WebTalk, Sebastien Moranta is Coordinator of Studies at the European Space Policy Institute talked about the new study on “COVID-19 and the European Space Sector”.

Sebastien Moranta is Coordinator of Studies at the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) in Vienna, an independent, public think-tank providing decision-makers with an informed view on issues relevant to European space policy. Prior to supervising the research activities of the Institute, he was a Senior Associate at Price Waterhouse Coopers Advisory where he managed multiple studies for public and private space sector stakeholders. As a former analyst at Eurospace he has worked on various space strategy and policy issues.

He discussed:

  • The way space was used in response to the COVID-19 crisis in Europe;
  • The direct and indirect impacts of the crisis on the European space sector; and
  • The questions that the crisis raises for the European space policy.

He also answered relevant questions from the audience.

This Space Cafè WebTalk, held on 7 July 2020, was hosted by Torsten Kriening, publisher of SpaceWatch.Global and COO of ThorGroup GmbH. The Space Cafè WebTalk series is SpaceWatch.Global’s innovative webinar platform featuring global space experts.

Want to know more? The study can be downloaded here: COVID-19 and the European Space Sector

The complete video can be seen here:

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