Worldwide Space Law Essay Invitation:
“Outer Space and Cyber Space: any similarities or interrelations from a legal/policy point of view?”
Call for Papers


The ESPI Report 75 offers an in-depth investigation of the international risks and challenges to the fulfilment of the strategic objectives set forth in the European space strategy. The report hence addresses the role that space diplomacy can play to cope with these challenges and better promote Europe’s positions and strategic interests in the international arena.


The new ESPI Insights for October is now available! Special focus of the month is "Artemis Accords and New Diplomatic Realities". Subscribe for free to the ESPI Newsletter to get the new ESPI Insights every month directly to your mailbox!

Blockchain is a disruptive technology, which may have the potential to address several key security and trust issues in the space industry. It may enhance reliability, and ensure traceability and confidentiality in ground station-satellite communications and data transmission. While the full operation maturity is still to be proven, the technology should be assessed in parallel with appropriate regulatory enquiries.
On 17 October 2020, ESPI Research Fellow Tomas Hrozensky was interviewed by the Slovak nationwide public television channel "RTVS" in the prime time news story reporting on the signing of the Artemis Accords by the United States and seven additional countries.
This publication in the Springer series on Studies in Space Policy examines numerous challenges Africa is facing relating to good governance due to its vast and diverse landscape, as well as its history. This book explores the role of space-based applications in supporting African good governance by strengthening civil society, bolstering democratic processes and advancing socio-economic development.


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