ELDO - European Launchers and Development Organisation
Conferences of the International DelegationsDocuments from  to 
At the end of 1964, it seemed as unquestionable that the costs of the Initial Programme on which the National delegations founded an agreement for the launch of ELDO activities was unsupportable in respect of the early expectations. The Council felt that a higher authority could commit member states to a reorientation of the programme and an expenditure of this magnitude. Then Plenipotentiaries Conferences were held just from January 1965.