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The Lisbon Treaty introduces the exploration of space as a common task of the EU.

Art. 4.3 TFEU makes space a shared competence. An EU decision in the area will therefore make it illegal for member states to keep a different law.

The common European space strategy can be developed according to Art. 189 TFEU.

Space was proposed in the Constitutional Convention by its President, Giscard d`Estaing



See also European Space Agency.

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