Starlink Satellit. Foto: Andy Holmes.

Space

Space policy, that sounds like distant future. But space travel is currently undergoing rapid change. And we must prepare for this upheaval. We have to prepare ourselves for new private sector players to conquer space. We must prepare ourselves for the fact that powerful states such as the USA or China have set in motion a new militarization of space by founding space forces. In view of this Space Race 2.0, I advocate for a new international set of rules and a new European space strategy.

Space Policy: Green, Just, European

Spaceflight is currently in the midst of rapid transformation. But for politicians, this important topic unfortunately still sounds far too often like pie in the sky. We Greens/EFA are now the first political group in the European Parliament to present a comprehensive positioning on space policy. It is urgently time to set the course for the…

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Which role will the EU play in Space?

Webinar, June 17th, 7pm Space travel is currently undergoing rapid change. New possibilities promise profits in the billions and the richest people in the world are pushing into the orbit. At the same time, major powers such as the USA and China are expanding the militarization of space. In science, from medicine to climate research,…

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New Laws for Space?

What is allowed in outer space and what is not, is regulated in the Outer Space Treaty of 1967. The treaty states that outer space belongs to all of us and that all states have the right to explore it. All activities are to be carried out peacefully and for the benefit of all mankind….

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Webinar: Space Race 2.0

Space policy sounds like the distant future. But space travel is currently undergoing rapid change. And we need to prepare for this. Space travel is becoming increasingly important — not only for telecommunications, but also for science, from medicine to climate research. Its ongoing privatization promises billions in profits, and the world’s richest people are…

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Kick-off for a Green Space Policy

Space travel now an independent topic in the new basic program of the Greens.  Space travel is currently undergoing rapid change. States are pushing forward its militarization. Private sector players such as SpaceX and Blue Origin want to conquer it economically. And it is already crowded in orbit, with more and more satellites and space…

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