Christopher Stone gives an interesting perspective on the recently announced MOU for “space cooperation” between the UAE and China. While the UAE has entered into other MOUs with the United States, Russia and other nations, this one fascinating in that the MOU was signed by one of the UAE’s military leaders and not the head […]Read more "UAE/China MOU on Space Cooperation"
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If you haven’t seen the video footage yet of the SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage launch and landing yet, take a quick look. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YvQ-BTwI_II Now for the commentary. First off, congrats to SpaceX for pulling off a challenging feat-landing a first stage, in one piece, on dry land. SpaceX’s video made…
There has been much press and public relations about the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act’s and in particular its space resources provisions. Many believe, including myself, that § 51303 is contrary to the Outer Space Treaty. That being said, this post is not about my rationale for that opinion. To the extent I have analyzed […]Read more "Section 51303: The Oceans are not the Equal to Outer Space"