ESPI Perspectives

ESPI Perspectives are short papers, presenting concise analyses and comments or innovative ideas in the field of space policy. They are prepared by ESPI staff as well as by guest authors. ESPI Perspectives authored by guests do not necessarily represent the views of ESPI.

 

 

 

ESPI Perspective 69 One-Way Ticket to Mars? No!
ESPI Perspectives 69
by: Alexandra Bonnefoy, Harry Eyres, Peter Hulsroj, Serge Plattard
published: March 2014
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espi perspectives 68 Can ‘One-Way Tickets’ Serve as a Basis for Planetary Exploration in our Solar System? Why Not?
ESPI Perspectives 68
by: Arne Lahcen, Cenan Al-Ekabi, Nathalie Armellin
published: February 2014
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espi perspectives 67 Extracting General Principles of Law from the UN COPUOS Legal Subcommittee Work with National Legislation
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by: Diane Howard
published: August 2013
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espi perspectives 66 Regionalisation of Space Activities in Asia?
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by: Marco Aliberti
published: April 2013
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espi perspectives 65 European-Russian Space Cooperation in 2030: From Commercial Partnerships to Common Exploration Programmes?
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by: Eva Avrillon
published: February 2013
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espi perspectives 64 Planetary Protection in Future Solar System Exploration
ESPI Perspectives 64
by: Arne Lahcen
published: December 2012
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espi perspective 63 v2 EU Crisis Management and the Security Dimension of GMES
ESPI Perspectives 63
by: Nikolay Pavlov
published: November 2012
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espi perspectives 62 Revisiting "Envoys of Mankind" in the Era of Commercial Human Spaceflight
ESPI Perspectives 62
by: Cenan Al-Ekabi
published: October 2012
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espi_perspectives_61 Status of Europe’s Space Cooperation with Asia
ESPI Perspectives 61
by: Jana Robinson and Fabien Evrard
published: July 2012
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espi_perspectives_60 Latest National Regulations on Unmanned Aircraft Systems in Military and Civil Aviation in Poland
ESPI Perspectives 60
by: Małgorzata Polkowska
published: May 2012
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espi_perspectives_59 The Appropriateness of Public-Private Partnerships for SatCom in Delivering the Digital Agenda
ESPI Perspectives 59
by: Veronica La Regina and Chris Wilkins
published: April 2012
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espi_perspectives_58 A European Approach to the New Strategic Space Environment
ESPI Perspectives 58
by: Lars Höstbeck and Eva Bernhardsdotter
published: March 2012
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espi_perspectives_57 Space Activities and Governance in the Role of Regional Authorities: Belgium Case Study
ESPI Perspectives 57
by: Maarten Adriaensen and Philippe Erhard
published: February 2012
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espi_perspectives_56 Is There Space for the UN? Trends in Outer Space and Cyberspace Regime Evolution
ESPI Perspectives 56
by: Larry Martinez
published: January 2012
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espi_perspectives_55 The Structure and Dynamics of the European Space Industry Base
ESPI Perspectives 55
by: Keith Hayward
published: December 2011
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espi_perspectives_54 Seeking Harmonisation: European Space Export Control at the Crossroads
ESPI Perspectives 54
by: Rosa Rosanelli
published: November 2011
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Cooperation between Japan and Europe in the Space Situational Awareness (SSA) Field
ESPI Perspectives 53
by: Yoshinori Kobayashi
published: October 2011
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ESPI_Perspectives_52 Space Debris Removal for a Sustainable Space Environment
ESPI Perspectives 52
by: Christopher Lehnert
published: September 2011
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espi_perspectives_51 Space Activities: Ukraine Looking for New Developments
ESPI Perspectives 51
by: Michel Laffaiteur, Oleg Fedorov and Sergey Gerasymchuk
published: August 2011
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espi_perspectives_50 Space as Environment: On the Way to Sustainable Space Policy?
ESPI Perspectives 50
by: Volker von Prittwitz
published: August 2011
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espi_perspectives_49 Perspectives on Anchoring the Utilisation of EGNOS/Galileo and GMES and Other Space Applications
ESPI Perspectives 49
by: Vladimir Remek and Christina Giannopapa
published: July 2011
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espi_perspectives_48 Reconsidering the Military Axis of the Chinese Space Programme
ESPI Perspectives 48
by: Alain De Neve
published: June 2011
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espi_perspectives_47 Perspectives for Space Law - Experts’ Views on the Status and Future of Space Law
ESPI Perspectives 47
by: Mildred Trögeler, Cenan Al-Ekabi and Olga Mozolina
published: May 2011
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espi_perspectives_46 European Commission Communication “Towards a space strategy for the European Union that benefits its citizens” - Towards a Lisbon Generation Competence?
ESPI Perspectives 46
by: Matxalen Sanchez Aranzamendi
published: May 2011
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Social Sciences and Humanities in Research on Space Exploration: Results of a Bibliometric Analysis
ESPI Perspectives 45
by: Roberta Daveri and Gerhard Thiele
published: March 2011
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Traffic Management for Responsive Space: The Mega-trend for Space Activities in the Decades to Come
ESPI Perspectives 44
by: Kai-Uwe Schrogl
published: February 2011
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UFOs and Exogenous Intelligence Encounters
ESPI Perspectives 43
by: Philippe Ailleris
published: January 2011
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International Cooperation in the New U.S. Space Policy: Opportunities for Europe
ESPI Perspectives 42
by: Spyros Pagkratis
published: December 2010
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Russia’s Earth Observation Activities: Overview and Prospects for Expanded Cooperation with Europe
ESPI Perspectives 41
by: Jana Robinson and Christophe Venet
published: November 2010
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NATO and Space: Why is Space Relevant for NATO?
ESPI Perspectives 40
by: Nina-Louisa Remuss
published: October 2010
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Challenges for Europe in Space
ESPI Perspectives 39
by: Veronica La Regina and Giulia Pastorella
published: September 2010
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Evaluating the Potential for International Cooperation in Future U.S. Human Spaceflight Programmes
ESPI Perspectives 38
by: Dan Hendrickson
published: August 2010
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European Identity through Space – How to Make Public Opinion Instrumental
ESPI Perspectives 37
by: Marcus Hornung
published: August 2010
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Towards a New Era in Transatlantic Cooperation
ESPI Perspectives 36
by: Amb. Peter Jankowitsch
published: July 2010
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Improving EU-Latin American Space Cooperation- Lessons from the Bilateral Experience
ESPI Perspectives 35
by: Bernardo Dos Santos
published: July 2010
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The Hague Code of Conduct Against Ballistic Missile Proliferation: “Lessons Learned” for the European Union Draft Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities
ESPI Perspectives 34
by: Lucia Marta
published: June 2010
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Ottawa in Space? –Reversing the Burden of Proof Regarding Space Weapons
ESPI Perspectives 33
by: Max Mutschler
published: June 2010
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Next Steps on a Code of Conduct for Responsible Space-Faring Nations
ESPI Perspectives 32
by: Samuel Black
published: May 2010
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Common but Differentiated Responsibilities for Space Debris – New Impetus for a Legal Appraisal of Outer Space Pollution
ESPI Perspectives 31
by: Peter Stubbe
published: March 2010
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The Economic Potential of Space – Towards a Long-Term Perspective
ESPI Perspectives 30
by: Christophe Venet
published: February 2010
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The European Interparliamentary Space Conference (EISC)- Past, Present, Future
ESPI Perspectives 29
by: Nina-Louisa Remuß
published: December 2009
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Relativity of Norms and Disarmament in Outer Space – What Role will the European Draft Code of Conduct Play?
ESPI Perspectives 28
by: Tare C. Brisibe
published: October 2009
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The European Space Policy - Its Impact and Challenges for the European Security and Defence Policy
ESPI Perspectives 27
by: Alexandros Kolovos
published: September 2009
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Efforts, Motivation and Benefits of Spaceflight - A Brief Guide for Space Advocates and Decision-Makers
ESPI Perspectives 26
by: Markus Schiller
published: August 2009
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The Case of GMES as a Support Tool to Meet the Millennium Development Goals - Recommendations for the Current and Upcoming EU Council Presidencies in 2010 on Space Applications and Sustainable Development in Africa   
ESPI Perspectives 25
by: Raphaelle Delmotte
published: August 2009
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Europe’s Plan for Innovation – How Can Space Technology Contribute to Solve the Economic Crisis?
ESPI Perspectives 24
by: Heike Steffens
published: July 2009
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Towards a UN Space Policy
ESPI Perspectives 23
by: Amb. Ciro Arévalo Yepes
published: June 2009
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The Need for Timeous Completion of the Preliminary Draft Protocol to the Cape Town Convention on Matters Specific to Space Assets
ESPI Perspectives 22
by: Daniel A. Porras
published: May 2009
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Space Power and Europe in the 21st Century
ESPI Perspectives 21
by: Nicolas Peter
published: April 2009
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INSPIRE: A Real Step Forward in Building an Interoperable and Unified Spatial Information Infrastructure for Europe?
ESPI Perspectives 20
by: Catherine Doldirina
published: March 2009
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The European Union Draft Code of Conduct - An Opportunity for Japanese-European Cooperation
ESPI Perspectives 19
by: Yukiko Kodachi
published: March 2009
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Governance of Space Activities in the Evolving European Framework- How to Achieve Coherence and Effectiveness?
ESPI Perspectives 18
by: Kai-Uwe Schrogl, Charlotte Mathieu, Jean Bruston and Sebastian Rieder
published: February 2009
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The Need to Counter Space Terrorism - A European Perspective
ESPI Perspectives 17
by: Nina-Louisa Remuß
published: January 2009
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Space Situational Awareness (SSA) for Europe. A First Important Step
ESPI Perspectives 16
by: Wolfgang Rathgeber
published: December 2008
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Autonomy in human spaceflight. Towards a Strategic Perspective for Europe
ESPI Perspectives 15
by: Mischa Hansel
published: November 2008
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The Moon Agreement: Its effectiveness in  the 21st century
ESPI Perspectives 14
by: Antonella Bini
published: October 2008
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Moon, planets, orbits and charity - think egregiously!
ESPI Perspectives 13
by: Irena Bido
published: September 2008
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Considerations for a NATO Space Policy
ESPI Perspectives 12
by: Thomas Single
published: September 2008
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The French Act relating to space activities. From international law idealism to national industrial pragmatism
ESPI Perspectives 11
by: Bernhard Schmidt-Tedd and Isabelle Arnold
published: August 2008
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Digitally divided in telecommunications - What can lesser developed countries expect?
ESPI Perspectives 10
by: Julia Neumann
published: August 2008
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Galileo goes global
What to expect from Europe in establishing the navigation satellite "system-of-systems" 
ESPI Perspectives 9
by: Katharina Stoffl
published: July 2008
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In need of a European regulation for private human space flight
ESPI Perspectives 8
by: Julie Abou Yehia
published: June 2008
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Africa - The future space-faring continent
Opportunities for African-European cooperation

ESPI Perspectives 7
by: Irena Bido
published: May 2008
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"GMES and Africa" A hopeful case for Euro-African cooperation in space development
ESPI Perspectives 6
by: Pierre-Henri Pisani
published: April 2008
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More affordable satellite launchings
ESPI Perspectives 5
by: Rolf Skaar
published: April 2008
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European leaders charter course for space
ESPI Flash Report 4
by: Pierre-Henri Pisani
published: March 2008
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Space Traffic Management
The new comprehensive approach for regulating the use of outer space
ESPI Flash Report 3
by: Kai-Uwe Schrogl
published: October 2007
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Security and defence in the European space policy
ESPI Flash Report 2
by: Marcel Dickow
published: June 2007
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The European Space Policy: Europe’s new compass
ESPI Flash Report 1
by: Nicolas Peter and Serge Plattard
published: May 2007
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