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Space Exploration

Lunapolitics: Russia’s Roscosmos Signals Openness To US-Proposed Artemis Accords

A senior official from the Russian state space corporation, Roscosmos, has indicated that Russia is open to discussions with the United States regarding Russia’s role in the Artemis lunar programme – in particular the Lunar Gateway mission – within the framework of NASA’s proposed Artemis Accords.

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Lunapolitics: NASA Releases More Details About Its Proposed Artemis Accords

By John B. Sheldon Following the announcement on 5 May 2020 by NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine of the proposed Artemis Accords, NASA revealed further details on 14 May 2020 that provide some granularity of what is likely being discussed in private channels with like-minded countries. The new details about the …

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Space Café WebTalk Recap: René Laufer ‘Talks SmallSats’ And Predicts Future Trends

This week’s Space Café WebTalk took place on 12 May 2020, featuring  Prof. Dr. René Laufer, Associate Research Professor at Baylor University, University of Cape Town, and IAA Small Satellite Committee, in conversation with Torsten Kriening, co-publisher of SpaceWatch.Global and COO of ThorGroup GmbH.

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#SpaceWatchGL Opinion: Lunapolitics Or Lunapolitik? The Choice Is Ours

More than fifty years after the first Apollo Moon landings, we are witnessing the rise of Lunapolitics, where the Moon’s topography - or ‘Lunography’ - from below its surface through to Cislunar space intersects with Earthly political and economic interests.

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