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#SpaceWatchGL Share: Sorry, Elon: Mars is not a legal vacuum – and it’s not yours, either

On October 28th, Elon Musk’s company SpaceX published its Terms of Service for the beta test of its Starlink broadband megaconstellation. If successful, the project purports to offer internet connection to the entire globe – an admirable, albeit aspirational, mission. I must confess: Starlink’s terrestrial impact is a pet issue of mine. But this time, something else caught my attention. Buried in said Terms of Service, under a section called “Governing Law”, I discovered this curious paragraph:

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Responsive Space for NATO Operations

As part of the partnership between SpaceWatch.Global and Joint Air Power Competence Centre, we have been granted permission to publish selected articles and texts. We are pleased to present “Responsive Space for NATO Operations”, originally published in the Joint Air Power Competence Centre Journal 31.

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Space Café Recap:“Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland” #2

In the latest Space Café “Law Breakfast with Steven Freeland”, Steven Freeland and Torsten Kriening welcomed Prof Tanja Masson-Zwaan and Prof PJ Blount to the historic Café Barerra in Leiden. Over croissant and coffee, the panelists, along with a lively audience engaged in a revealing and insightful discussion

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: Dr Darren McKnight on Junk in space: will the industry clean up after itself?

In this week’s Space Café Webtalk "33 minutes with...", SpaceWatch.Global publisher, Torsten Kriening, talked to Dr Darren McKnight, about space debris, safety, and sustainability. Darren is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics’ Space Debris Committee

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