Greece acquires 7 Earth Observation Microsatellites within 2026 

In the framework of the “Greek National Small Satellite Program”, which was designed by the Ministry of Digital Governance, through the General Secretariat of Telecommunications and Posts and the Hellenic Space Center (HSC), Greece will acquire seven earth observation satellites by 2026. This important project is financed by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan Greece 2.0, with a total budget of 60 million euros, with the aim of satellite data and products that will result from their processing, to support national efforts related to environmental protection and tackling climate change. 

The relevant agreement for the construction and launch of the Microsatellite cluster was signed on Tuesday, July 02, between the European Space Agency (ESA) and Open Cosmos, in the presence of the Minister of Digital Governance, Dimitris Papastergiou, Deputy Minister Konstantinos Kyranakis and the Secretary General of Telecommunications and Post, Konstantinos Karantzalos.