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Barge Rocket Landings Inch Closer To Routine

Yesterday after successfully deploying a telecommunications satellite to geostationary orbit, SpaceX landed the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket booster on a barge in the Atlantic.  205 more words

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The first 10 missions to Mars. Fourth in a series to colonize Mars.

          Mars our second home 

I have talked about the motivation for space travel and why colonize Mars as an important goal here.   I have talked about the only logical way to colonize…

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SpaceX Punctuates Its Mars Plans With Another Rocket Landing

Last week SpaceX announced its plans to send a rocket to Mars as soon as 2018.  The expectation is that the mission(s) to Mars would use the… 357 more words

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A Quick Look at Denmark's New Space Law

The Parliament of Denmark passed a domestic space law on May 3, 2016, and thanks to a tweet by PJ Blount, I was able to get a copy of the text in Danish.  803 more words

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Space mining is becoming a reality. But is it legal?

After months of work, I just published an essay about mining asteroids for Nautilus! I’m happy to hear your thoughts on it and to try to answer any questions. 857 more words

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Addressing India’s Strategic Needs Through a National Space Law

Deep Pal

The following article appeared on the  Jackson School website on April 12, 2016.

The Changing Trajectory of Space Missions

For a country that has developed a robust space exploration program over the last five decades, India has managed surprisingly well without a national space law. 804 more words

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