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?
The space sector in Africa is growing, though this may come as a surprise to some. Making people aware of scientific progress is the realm…View More In Africa, what are the latest space sector developments?
Africa’s space sector is growing, but will it include marginalized communities? A common criticism of STEM fields is that they exclude women and people of…View More How does one help women of color overcome barriers to STEM careers?
As humanity increasingly establishes itself off Earth, what laws will govern its activities? On this planet, governments enforce their own national legal systems, and international…View More Who defines law in outer space?
Should humans leave Earth at all? Oftentimes, particularly in communities of people who are interested in outer space, this question is given little real consideration.…View More Should humans stay on Earth?