Who cares what happens to bootprints on the Moon? All humans should. And thankfully the US Congress and president agree.
A change of government in the USA means less risk of 'space war' and more hope for peaceful cooperation.
Some nations are concerned the Artemis Accords represent a US power grab.
US and international law conflicts about who would be in charge if a private company established a Moon base or colonized Mars.
Governments and corporations must get serious about the legal, technical, economic, social and ethical implications of a potential space-based resource economy.
Following announcements by France and the US, NATO is expected to start using space weapons.
In the fourth episode of our podcast series, we look at the practical, legal and ethical questions about going to set up base on the moon – and mining its resources.
This are looking up when it comes to launching things into space from Australia. The rules on what can be launched are currently under review and open for comment.
India, China, the United States and Russia can now precisely target objects in space. But we currently lack appropriate rules and regulations to deal with space weapons.
Objects left on the Moon are not just abandoned rockets and rovers. There is a lot of historic and sentimental memorabilia. Some of it hints at a mission that the first Moonwalkers almost forgot.
In the space beyond Earth's atmosphere, countries are focusing on nationalist pursuits and ignoring the consequences for the rest of humanity. How can we keep the peace and build a sustainable future?
At the end of the day, the problem is that no-one on Earth wants nuclear waste stored near them, and it's not safe or cost-effective to blast it into space.
The headquarters of the Australian Space Agency will be in Adelaide. So how did we get to this point? Here are ten essential reads to fill you in.
If the Australian space industry is to grow and create thousands of jobs then we need new policy around satellites to meet the challenges involved.
No country can lay claim to sovereignty over a planet, moon or rocky body. But in the absence of clear laws regulating mining in space, it's a case of first in, best dressed for resource extraction.
A new name on a few military badges doesn't imply an escalating arms race.
If Ghana is to fully harness the benefits of space technology, it will need space legislation and regulations.
Those who speak of the inevitability of war in space will fuel a race to the bottom, and see even more energy towards an arms race in space.
Trunp's new policy could lead to the militarisation of outer space and the beginning of a new space arms race.
The Outer Space Treaty has guided global exploration and use of outer space since 1967. Trump's 'Space Force' may not be a good fit.