Space education plays an important role in affecting how humanity engages with the cosmos. There are many ways to teach people about space – through…View More Why do you write about space?
Whatever humanity does off-planet, it will depend on energy. How will we power our activities as we leave the friendly confines of Earth? One obvious…View More What are you doing to develop solar power off-planet?
Though the term “space race” may be overused, there’s little doubt that international competition in space is heating up. One objective over which countries are…View More Why is everyone rushing to get to the Moon?
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?
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?
Blockchains are decentralized systems of ledgers that record transactions. They contain chains of “blocks”, batches of validated transactions, which cannot be altered without also altering…View More How do blockchains help space exploration?