Every year, space junk seems to be attracting more attention. As the number of satellites orbiting Earth grows, the chances increase of some of them…View More How big a deal is space junk and what should we do about it?
Astrobiology is a rapidly growing area of space science. It is characterized by interdisciplinarity, bringing together perspectives from various scientific fields. It also addresses one…View More What is astrobiology and how does one enter the field?
The US military is one of the most important entities in terms of developing space infrastructure that has global repercussions. Perhaps the most obvious example…View More What impact does US military space infrastructure have on global society?
The more one becomes familiar with space, the more one realizes what a varied subject it is. There are space lawyers, space artists, space social…View More How does one go about becoming a space archaeologist?
Africa receives less attention than other regions in discussions of the global space sector. But there is significant activity, as exemplified by the Square Kilometre…View More What is happening in the space sector in Ghana?
There is an ever-increasing number of satellites in orbit around Earth. There are more firms every day that are using satellite-provided Earth observation imagery to…View More How does the business of selling Earth observation data work?
The space sector is often portrayed as being full of scientists and engineers. But it also has job opportunities for individuals without technical backgrounds. Especially…View More Can people without technical backgrounds work in the space sector?
Environmental and economic perspectives are often framed as being in opposition; economic activity damages the environment, and environmental concerns prevent growth. There is one field…View More What does ecological economics teach us about living sustainably?
Space business tends to be concentrated in a few key markets. But technological improvements are leading to geographic diversification. Other countries are starting to play…View More What role does New Zealand play in the global space sector?
Fast radio bursts are astronomical phenomena not yet well-understood. They are transient pulses, emanating from unidentified high-energy astrophysical processes. To learn more about FRBs, we…View More What’s it like studying fast radio bursts hundreds of lightyears away?