This new ESPI Report provides an informed reflection on the implication that the emergence of new spacefaring players has for Europe. Specifically, the reports raises awareness among European-decision makers on the opportunities and challenges associated to the entry of new spacefaring nations in the international space arena.


Quantum technologies offer interesting prospects with multiple applications notably in the field of secured communications. The space domain also has it's role to play offering inherent advantages when complemented with terrestrial instrafructure. Due to the central security dimension of quantum technologies the EU has accelerated its programmatic and financial support. 


This ESPI publication in the Springer series on Studies in Space Policy is dedicated to the nascent discussion of the legal aspects of human exploration and possible settlement of Mars, and provides fresh insights and new ideas in two key areas.


This ESPI publication in the Springer series on Studies in Space Policy is the highly anticipated sequel to the previous volume under the same title, dedicated to presenting a diverse range of timely and valuable contributions on the legal and policy related questions evoked by satellite constellations, including emerging mega-constellations.


The ESPI Yearbook is an annual publication which provides an overview of major developments and trends in space policy, industry, programmes, economy and overall worldwide activity over the year.


ESPI Insights for May is now available! ESPI Insights provides a quick, monthly update on major news in the space sector. The special focus of the month is on China's position as a major space power following its Mars landing.


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