aerospace

Eyes in the wartime sky

As the world watches the satellite images of the Ukraine war, we examine the opportunities and threats of our dependence on satellite and remote-sensing imagery

Transport is one of the world’s biggest polluters, but on the path to net zero, aviation is reinventing itself, potentially building a new kind of jet age.

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Meteorites could show us the perfect chemical models we need to end the natural resource crisis — but we don’t have to leave Earth to mine them.

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As the world watches the satellite images of the Ukraine war, we examine the opportunities and threats of our dependence on satellite and remote-sensing imagery

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If spacefaring nations can set aside geopolitics, the hope and cooperation that characterised the dawn of the space age will come to the fore once again.

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Responsibility for cleaning up space can be modelled on strategies to mitigate climate change.

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International agreement on a peace treaty for outer space has been lacking for decades. A new working group is attempting a different path.

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Processions of small satellites obscuring the sky have provoked the ire of astronomers, but their potential for humanity is enormous.

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Where space begins is more than billionaires brawling over bragging rights. It will have ramifications for governments, economies and humanity.

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