The UK does not possess its own Earth observation capabilities and is, consequently, keen to retain its association with Copernicus.
This was agreed upon during the Brexit agreement but has since been derailed by the threat of Article 16.
Mr Amos tweeted: “To be clear, EVERYONE wants the UK to stay in Copernicus, the Commission included.
“The programme needs the UK’s €750m to progress.
“It would be a monumental lose-lose, if this all falls apart.”