Sunday 18 December 2016

Quick reference to US legal framework regarding space resources

                               Summary of Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act of 2015

                                    Link to: "Summary: H.R.1508 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)"

                                                        For an in-depth analysis of the subject
                                              there is a transcript of Brian J. Egan's presentation
                                    at the "Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law"
                                                     in Washington, DC on 7th December 2016.

                                           Link to: The Next Fifty Years of the Outer Space Treaty


Saturday 17 December 2016

The more the merrier: Japan ready to join in?

                                                    Memorandum of understanding
                                   between Private Lunar Exploration Company "ispace"
                                      and JAXA (Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency)
                                 seems to show that Japan is also about to climb aboard
                                                   the space resources bandwagon.

                                   Link to: "ispace press release of 16th December 2016"

Wednesday 14 December 2016

"PolyCam, MapCam and SamCam"

                                                      Taking a closer look at an asteroid
                               obviously requires quite a bit more than a good magnifying glass!

Tuesday 6 December 2016

Space Harvesting Essentials outlined by "THE GUARDIAN"

                                            Dan Tynan provides an end-of-year recap
                                     of some of the main business projects and visions
                                               related to harvesting space resources.

            Link to: Galactic gold rush: the tech companies aiming to make space mining a reality