Space Policy

This tag holds all articles that pertain to space policy. An example of this is governance in space, the Artemis Accords and anything in between.

The Story of Chinese Starlink: An overview of Guowang, G60 and more The Story of Chinese Starlink: An overview of Guowang, G60 and more

Guowang is China's national answer to Starlink. Back in early 2015 SpaceX announced the Starlink project to provide global internet access. This is not the first of their proposals but what makes Starlink so successful is the scale of their operation and them launching their own satellites at

Jun 10, 2024 6 mins

The Rise of BeiDou Satellite Network: China's challenge against GPS The Rise of BeiDou Satellite Network: China's challenge against GPS

Learn about the history and development of China's global navigation system!

Apr 21, 2024 5 mins

Angara's Past, Present, and Future: A Chronicle of Aspirations and Uncertainties Angara's Past, Present, and Future: A Chronicle of Aspirations and Uncertainties

Angara, a representation of a dwindling dream.

Apr 10, 2024 5 mins

Orbex Prime during its reveal. ©Orbex UK launch company awarded £3.3 Million from UK Space Agency and ESA

On the 13th of December, the UK-based space launch service company Orbex announced it had received 3.3 million Pound sterling, which is roughly equivalent to 4.165 million United States Dollars as of writing, from the UK Space Agency under the European Space Agency's 'Boost!'

Dec 14, 2023 3 mins

United Launch Alliance Vulcan Centaur (left) and SpaceX Falcon Heavy (right). U.S. Space Force awards $2.5 billion to ULA and SpaceX for 21 launches

The United States Space Force recently announced it had assigned the next twenty-one launches of its 'National Security Space Launch' phase two program. The twenty-one launches are assigned as follows; SpaceX received ten missions valued at $1.23 billion dollars, and United Launch Alliance received eleven missions valued

Nov 4, 2023 2 mins

What are the Artemis Accords? What are the Artemis Accords?

As humanity begins to step out of our cradle, the issue of how governance and space exploration will be operated, becomes quite apparent. Solving these issues now, such as how territory beyond Earth will be divided up, is important as it reduces the threat of war. In essence, measures to

Oct 3, 2023 2 mins