space law

  • New laws to prevent space wars?

    UN passes proposal to discuss new space laws as countries flex their cosmic muscles.

    The week before last, a UN panel approved the creation of a working group to discuss next-generation laws to prevent ...

    Society November 19, 2021
  • New Russian satellite-killer produces decades of fallout

    “Irresponsible” Russian anti-satellite weapon sends shockwaves through space community with 1500 ...

    The International Space Station is going into lockdown every 93 minutes. Satellite operators are scrambling to see if...

    Space November 16, 2021
  • War crimes in space

    As Earth’s orbit becomes the next area to colonise, countries around the world are racing to work...

    On 9 July 1962, the United States sent a 1.4 megatonne nuclear warhead into space, perched on the nose of a Thor rock...

    Space April 23, 2021
  • Cosmos Briefing: Building Australia’s Space Industry

    Experts discuss Australia’s future in space.

    Australia’s Space Agency is young, but that doesn’t mean we should be underestimated in space: that’s the message fro...

    Australia February 25, 2021
  • History

    Behind the scenes of Apollo 11

    Alex the Astronaut speaks to the director of the documentary.

    As a space nerd, speaking to people who have landed on the moon is probably a normal person’s version of meeting Beyo...

    ASC Edits July 19, 2019
  • History

    The strange story of Neil Armstrong’s bag

    A very expensive, one-of-a-kind bag is mired in controversy.

    In July 2017 famed auction house Sotheby’s auctioned a unique piece of space history. The prices were expected to rea...

    ASC Edits July 17, 2019