There is much buzz in the news nowadays about sustainability in low Earth orbit (LEO). With the rise of megaconstellations, fears of space debris and…View More How should we sustainably govern low Earth orbit?
There is growing concern about the militarization of space. Oftentimes, discussions about this topic focus on the larger space powers – the United States, Russia,…View More How should Australia respond to space militarization?
There is renewed interest nowadays in space mining. There was similar interest in space mining during the Cold War, when international agreements were developed to…View More How do international laws regulate space mining?
Australia played a central role in space exploration in the early years of the Space Age. Some argue there has been a lull since then…View More How should Australia participate in space exploration?
Space militarization is a pressing issue. If military conflicts occur in space, this could hinder space exploration. It could worsen life back here on Earth.…View More How can space law address space militarization?
As humans expand off-planet, which laws will govern their activities? Space law is a diverse field and is still largely underdeveloped. There are many areas…View More How do law and space meet?
The Moon Treaty was designed to regulate various space activities, including resource utilization. The Moon Treaty, however, is of questionable use – it has few…View More What is the Moon Treaty and is it still useful?
A sci-fi classic is Frank Herbert’s Dune. It is one of the best-selling sci-fi book series of all time. It has had numerous adaptations, appearing…View More How does Frank Herbert’s Dune address women’s agency?
This year, Filling Space published over 60 interviews. The experts we interviewed all engage with space in interesting but very diverse ways. They include artists,…View More What were the top five reads on Filling Space for 2019?
A four-man team in South Africa recently broke an amateur rocketry record by launching a homemade rocket to ten kilometers’ altitude. Two of the members…View More How do you break an African amateur rocketry record?