13 April 2018. The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) is pleased to announce an upcoming evening round table on “On-Orbit Operations”, followed by a reception, on the occasion of the 57th Session of the Legal Subcommitee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

Read more: SAVE THE DATE: ESPI EVENING EVENT “On-Orbit Operations” on 18th April 2018

12 April 2018. ESPI is recruiting a Research Fellow at the premises of the Institute in Vienna starting from July 1st 2018 to support and lead different projects of the Institute. The vacancy notice is available here.

19 March 2018. The much awaited lift-off of Falcon Heavy became the second biggest live stream in Youtube´s history with over 2.3 Million viewers.

Read more: ESPI BRIEF 21 ON THE IMPORTANCE OF NARRATIVES IN OUTER SPACE

14 March 2018. The tenth volume of the “Yearbook on Space Policy” series, edited and co-authored by ESPI Resident Fellows Cenan Al-Ekabi and Stefano Ferretti, has been published by Springer. This edition covers global space related developments in the calendar year 2016, with a thematic focus on Space for Sustainable Development.
The book can be purchased here:

Read more: YEARBOOK ON SPACE POLICY 2016 “SPACE FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT” PUBLISHED

14 March 2018. The first report of the new “ESPI Springer Briefs” series is now available. Prepared by Alessandra Vernile, the report provides a broad set of information and data on the rise of private actors in the space sector, organized into different topics covering the various trends that have shaped the space sector during the last decade and that characterize the so-called “New Space” dynamic. With the objective to offer a clear, comprehensive and synthetic definition of New Space, the report investigates the following, interrelated trends and discusses emerging opportunities and challenges for the space sector:

Read more: NEW ESPI REPORT ON “THE RISE OF PRIVATE ACTORS IN THE SPACE SECTOR”

14 March 2018. On March 4th ESPI Director Mr. Jean-Jacques Tortora participated in the Workshop "Space Law and Policy Strategies for Building Moon Bases and Exploiting its Space Natural Resources"

Read more: ESPI Director gives a presentation at the University of Tokyo

14 March 2018. Publication of the winning contributions of the Worldwide Space Policy Essay Competition: “Post - 2030 Agenda and the role of space”.

Read more: WINNERS OF THE WORLDWIDE SPACE POLICY ESSAY COMPETITION: “POST - 2030 AGENDA AND THE ROLE OF SPACE”

13 March 2018. A new volume of the “Studies in Space Policy” book series, edited by Dr Annette Froehlich (ESPI/DLR) and published by Springer, is now available.

Read more: NEW ESPI BOOK ON “A FRESH VIEW ON THE OUTER SPACE TREATY”

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