13 April 2018. The European Space Policy Institute (ESPI) is pleased to announce an upcoming evening round table on “On-Orbit Operations”, followed by a reception, on the occasion of the 57th Session of the Legal Subcommitee of the United Nations Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.
12 April 2018. ESPI is recruiting a Research Fellow at the premises of the Institute in Vienna starting from July 1st 2018 to support and lead different projects of the Institute. The vacancy notice is available here.
14 March 2018. The tenth volume of the “Yearbook on Space Policy” series, edited and co-authored by ESPI Resident Fellows Cenan Al-Ekabi and Stefano Ferretti, has been published by Springer. This edition covers global space related developments in the calendar year 2016, with a thematic focus on Space for Sustainable Development. The book can be purchased here:
14 March 2018. The first report of the new “ESPI Springer Briefs” series is now available. Prepared by Alessandra Vernile, the report provides a broad set of information and data on the rise of private actors in the space sector, organized into different topics covering the various trends that have shaped the space sector during the last decade and that characterize the so-called “New Space” dynamic. With the objective to offer a clear, comprehensive and synthetic definition of New Space, the report investigates the following, interrelated trends and discusses emerging opportunities and challenges for the space sector: