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Consulting Canadians on a framework for future space exploration activities

On Oct 26, 2020
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We want to hear from you! Help us shape Canada's future in space.

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On Oct 26, 2020
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Calling all Canadians: our consultations about the future of space exploration just launched! 🚀 Grab hold of this unique opportunity to take part in the making of history: https://t.co/pSCC93iiII. #CDNSpace https://t.co/yigPj17ymU
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Consulting Canadians on a framework for future space exploration activities

Consulting Canadians on a framework for future space exploration activities

We want to hear from you! Help us shape Canada's future in space.

Putting the White House executive order on space resources in an international context

Putting the White House executive order on space resources in an international context

The executive order explicitly rejects both the Moon Agreement as expressing customary international law (a non-contentious point) and instructs the State Department to “object to any ...

NASA Proposes New Rules for Moon-Focused Space Race

NASA Proposes New Rules for Moon-Focused Space Race

The Artemis Accords could ensure a peaceful and prosperous future for lunar exploration—if everyone agrees to them

NASA lays out 'Artemis Accords' for responsible moon exploration

NASA lays out 'Artemis Accords' for responsible moon exploration

There are some rules that international partners will have to abide by.

Trump signs an executive order allowing mining the moon and asteroids

Trump signs an executive order allowing mining the moon and asteroids

In 2015, the Obama administration signed the U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (CSLCA, or H.R. 2262) into law. This bill was intended to

Who owns the Moon? No one! But we can use the resources, says Christopher Johnson, Space Law Advisor, Secure World Foundation

Who owns the Moon? No one! But we can use the resources, says Christopher Johnson, Space Law Advisor, Secure World Foundation

Besides encouraging sustainable lunar resource extraction, it also seeks to ensure transparency and peace in outer space, and to facilitate international cooperation.

The curious case of the transgressing tardigrades (part 3)

The curious case of the transgressing tardigrades (part 3)

by Christopher D. Johnson, Daniel Porras, Christopher M. Hearsey, Sinead O’Sullivan, and Monica Vidaurri Comments (1) The Curious Case of the Transgressing Tardigrades is still developing, ...

With New Trump Policy, Is the Moon for the Taking?

With New Trump Policy, Is the Moon for the Taking?

Opinion: The Trump administration has been vague about what it hopes to accomplish on the moon, but mining may be on the agenda.

Canadian Institute Urges United Nations Agreement on Use of Outer Space Resources

Canadian Institute Urges United Nations Agreement on Use of Outer Space Resources

by Douglas Messier Managing Editor In a challenge to the United States’ position that extraterrestrial resources can be legally extracted and utilized under existing law, The Outer Space ...

Part 3: Executive Orders and Artemis Accords – Considerations for Canada

Part 3: Executive Orders and Artemis Accords – Considerations for Canada

In parts 1 and 2 of this series, we considered the Executive Order relating to space resources and t

Inside the epic debate on rethinking our 50-year-old Outer Space Treaty

Inside the epic debate on rethinking our 50-year-old Outer Space Treaty

This week, the UN begins a conference to start the long-overdue discussion on updating the 1967 Outer Space Treaty for a cosmos that has gotten a lot more complicated.

Artemis Accords: why many countries are refusing to sign Moon exploration agreement

Artemis Accords: why many countries are refusing to sign Moon exploration agreement

Some nations are concerned the Artemis Accords represent a US power grab.

Fly me to the moon … before China does

Fly me to the moon … before China does

A new space race is on, and this time it’s the U.S. versus China rather than the former Soviet Union.

Nasa space treaty to allow establishment of lunar 'safety zones'

Nasa space treaty to allow establishment of lunar 'safety zones'

US accused by Russia of trying to circumvent 1967 treaty banning ownership of areas of the moon

Create a Global Code of Conduct for Outer Space

Create a Global Code of Conduct for Outer Space

The rules governing human activity in space have been in place for only a few decades, and yet they are already out of date. They need to be built on and extended to reflect the dramatic ...

Space Force-NASA Accord Highlights Cooperation Beyond Earth Orbit

Space Force-NASA Accord Highlights Cooperation Beyond Earth Orbit

US discovery and exploitation of rare earth minerals from the Moon and asteroids "could change the balance of power on Earth," enthused NASA Administration Jim Bridenstine. 

What you need to know about the laws of space

What you need to know about the laws of space

Neil deGrasse Tyson has said he loses "sleep at night wondering whether we are intelligent enough to figure out the universe." It's a valid concern. We've put...

NASA offers to buy lunar samples to set space resources precedent

NASA offers to buy lunar samples to set space resources precedent

NASA is offering to buy lunar samples collected by companies for a token sum to set a precedent for space resource rights on the moon.

An Atlas 5 successfully launched a military spaceplane Sunday morning.

An Atlas 5 successfully launched a military spaceplane Sunday morning.

During that time, U.S. Space Command will remain at its provisional headquarters at Peterson Air Force Base in Colorado. [SpaceNews] NASA will ask countries seeking to cooperate on the ...