18 May 2016. The world is advancing more rapidly than ever and all the technological development makes it highly unpredictable. In a dynamic situation like this, we still need some consistency and security. A legal order consisting of hard law norms provides this type of desired stabile governance, especially in areas dominated by technology, such as space law.
16 May 2016. On April 19 ESPI held a workshop on the policy stakes of European space-based infrastructures, looking specifically at Galileo, the European positioning, navigation and timing system that is being deployed. Under Chatham House rules the different stakeholders involved in this European programme had the opportunity to exchange views about how the programme was moving along and the challenges to meet throughout the value chain, from the manufacturer to the end user.
22 April 2016. This Perspective looks at the most recent developments behind the two major initiatives to prevent conflict in Outer Space in order to answer the question whether the international community is going to adopt either of them in the near future.