The new ESPI Insights for September is now available! Special focus of the month is on Covid-19 and European private space investments. Subscribe for free to the ESPI Newsletter to get the new ESPI Insights every month directly to your mailbox!

This publication in the Springer series on Studies in Space Policy shares a range of new and diverse insights on On-Orbit Servicing (OOS), and examines its implications especially from political, legal, economic, and security perspectives. 
On September 4th 2020, the White House issued Space Policy Directive 5, the first comprehensive cybersecurity policy for space systems. It provides a common foundation for the security of commercial and military systems but no legally binding requirements. ESPI Brief 44 puts SPD-5 in a bigger policy picture and looks into the space cybersecurity landscape in Europe. 

The new ESPI Insights for August is now available together with a new feature! Subscribe for free to the ESPI Newsletter to get a notification about the new ESPI Insights issue every month directly to your inbox!


ESPI is going virtual by organising its first online Autumn Conference "The post-2030 European Space Agenda"! Join us on 28 Sep - 02 Oct 2020, and see how key public and industrial stakeholders view the space landscape in Europe after 2030. Five panels will take place over five days to discuss issues such as the role of space in sustainable and inclusive growth, the future international cooperation and next European strategic priorities in space.


The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) and the German Aerospace Center (DLR) invite students and young professionals worldwide to submit an article on “Aspects around a Mars Agreement including human settlements".


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