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Last Reviewed: November 2023

The EU space governance framework and implementation falls under the responsibility of the European Union Agency for the Space Programme and the Defence Industry and Space Commission Department. The Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space leads the European Commission's activities in the Defence Industry and Space sector. EU space activity is guided by the European Union Space Strategy for Security and Defence and the Space Strategy for Europe. Additional key positions on space security include the political commitment by Member States of the European Union not to conduct destructive direct-ascent antisatellite missile tests.