Space policy made in dark
It has been six months since the Basic Law on Space came into force. The law was lauded as a major improvement in Japan’s space development policy, but the decision-making process involved has become opaque.
The government should enhance accountability in setting priorities for the nation’s space technology development projects.
Nonpartisan Group Urges Obama to Tackle Systemic Space Poblems
Some 30 leaders from across the U.S. military, intelligence, civil and commercial space arenas have come together to urge U.S. President Barack Obama to address the systemic problems they say are now plaguing the entire U.S. space enterprise.
Beijing wants it both ways in space
By Peter J Brown
China has kept the world almost completely in the dark about many of its space activities for far too long. Two years after China conducted its anti-satellite (ASAT) test, fragments of the target, an old Chinese weather satellite, are still out there drifting in space. What is also out there is a lot of lingering doubt and uncertainty about China’s intentions in space.
RML university to set up air & space law centre
The Times of India
The Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University (RMLNLU) would soon start courses on air and space law, which would cater to those
aspiring to become legal experts in various airlines and research organisations like Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).