Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic
- based on Government Resolution No. 282 of 20 April 2011 Ministry of Transport is the main coordinator of space activities of the Czech Republic. Under this resolution, Ministry of Transport of the Czech Republic established a coordination body under its leadership with a clear structure to get involved other respective ministries and transparently and efficiently coordinate space activities in the Czech Republic.
- Ministry of Transport is the competent ministry concerning the European Space Agency, EU Council on space, satellite navigation and space applications matters.
- Ministry of Transport worked out National Space Plan in cooperation with the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Industry and Trade and the Government Commissioner for GSA, This document was discussed and approved by the government by the EU on 3 May 2010 and a detailed implementation of the National Space Plan is gradually carried out.
- Ministry of Transport set up the National Contact Point Galileo as a public information channel on the satellite navigation system Galileo, for professional and general public, which is operational from 1 October 2005.
- Ministry of Transport works within the Czech Republic with industrial and academic bodies on space issues, cooperates with national space agencies in international scope and supports cooperation with European industrial companies.
Intelligent Transport Systems and Space Activities Department
Department is responsible for projects and commitments of the Czech Republic supporting the implementation of its space activities within the the European Space Agency and European Union in the framework of the Czech Ministry of Transport. Wide range of department activities is managed by these units:
Space Technologies and Space Applications Unit
- Concepts and strategic documents concerning space technologies and applications corresponding with the European Space Policy and the European Space Agency (ESA)
ITS and R&D Unit
- Preparation, management and user coordination of the the European satellite navigation
- Integration of navigation and communication technologies into transport structures
- Concepts and strategic documents concerning R&D in transport sector
Dr. Václav Kobera
Czech delegate to ESA (ESA Council, AFC Committee), Czech delegate to EC space bodies
+420 225 131 222
+420 723 343 675
Space Technologies and Applications Unit:
Head of Unit, Czech delegate to ESA (PB-EO, PB-EO-DOSTAG), Czech delegate to EC space bodies
Dr. Ondřej Rohlík
Czech delegate to ESA (IPC, IPC-THAG, SPC, PB-LAU, PB-HME, PB-HME-EUB), Czech delegate to EC space bodies
Czech delegate to ESA (JCB a PB-NAV), Czech delegate to EC space bodies, ESNC Contact point
Czech delegate to ESA (PB-SSA), Czech delegate to UN (COPUOS), Czech delegate to EC space bodies (SST SF), website administrator
Czech delegate to ESA (AFC, IRC)
Seat of GSA Headquarters in Prague:
Government commissioner for Galileo
ITS, Space Activities and R&D&I department
Ministry of Transport
Nábřeží Ludvíka Svobody 12
110 15 Prague 1