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Satellites and space programmes if there’s no Brexit deal

How the UK’s space programmes would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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If the UK leaves the EU with no deal on 31 October 2019, find out how this would affect the UK’s space programmes, including:

  • the European satellite navigation programmes, Galileo and European Geostationary Navigation Overlay Service (EGNOS)
  • the Copernicus Earth Observation space programme
  • the EU Space Surveillance and Tracking (EUSST) programme

Last updated 27 March 2019

UK organisations will continue to be able to bid for Copernicus contracts tendered through ECMWF and Mercator Ocean.

Updated 9 January 2019

The Prime Minister has made clear the UK will not use Galileo (including the Public Regulated Service) for defence or critical national infrastructure.

Published 13 September 2018
Last updated 27 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated to make clear that UK organisations will continue to be able to bid for Copernicus contracts tendered through EUMETSAT, ECMWF and Mercator Ocean.

  2. First published.