EU space policy aims to tackle some of the most pressing challenges today, such as fighting climate change, helping to stimulate technological innovation, and providing socio-economic benefits to citizens. Space technology, e.g., data transmission by satellites, plays an important role when it comes to finding solutions.
To fulfil the scope of the S3P Space, reference themes with specific topics have been established based on the value chain Access to Space. The regions have, in consultation with its key space entities, chosen to divide the Access to Space value chain into four main parts, which constitute the current reference themes. These are Satellite, Launcher, Infrastructure, and Operations. Two overarching themes have also been established to cover areas which are not exclusive to one, but rather a vital component in each reference theme: Sustainability, and Digitalisation