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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.
Potential conflicts in space over resources can be prevented by a commitment to peaceful collaboration. (Shutterstock)

Space exploration should aim for peace, collaboration and co-operation, not war and competition

As the space race is resumed, and expanded to include private corporations, it is more important than ever to lay the groundwork for peaceful collaboration.
It’s important to understand sex and eroticism in space. (Photo by Nong Vang on Unsplash)

Love and rockets: We need to figure out how to have sex in space for human survival and well-being

As space exploration takes off, it will become increasingly important to study and understand sex, intimacy, desire and pleasure off-Earth.

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