Government of the United States of America and the European Partners shall
bear the costs of their respective participation in the cooperative programme
under this Agreement.
Government of the United States of America nor the European Partners will
seek to recover government research and development costs incurred in the
development of items procured from the other in connection with this
to the financial conditions for reimbursable launch services from United
States launch sites, European Partners, their nationals and ESRO will be
charged on the same basis as comparable nongovernment United States domestic
obligations of the Government of the United States of America and of the European
Partners shall be subject to their respective funding procedures.