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Space exploration is becoming a more feasible reality, prompting a need for international cooperation. (NASA/Unsplash)

Outer space is not the “Wild West”: There are clear rules for peace and war

A new publication clarifies how existing legal frameworks apply to space exploration and development. The McGill Manual also highlights the catastrophic implications of conflict in space.
Satellite imagery monitors environmental changes to inform agricultural decisions. Agricultural patterns are distinctly visible in this near-vertical false colour infrared photography of farmland south of Khartoum, Sudan. (JSC/NASA)

Space agriculture boldly grows food where no one has grown before

Technologies being developed for growing food in space have contributed to advances in agriculture and crops on Earth.
Grand ideas of extraterrestrial colonisation are hardly new. In the 1940s, the nascent Space Age set in motion calls for a new wave of colonisation – directed outwards into space. from www.shutterstock.com

The Solar System belongs to us all – not just Jeff Bezos

Humanity as a whole owns the Solar System in a shared fashion. It cannot be claimed by one person, or one country, or one company.

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