NASA unveils ‘Artemis Accords’ for responsible space exploration

NASA unveils ‘Artemis Accords’ for responsible space exploration”

The first tenet of the Artemis Accords states that "international cooperation on Artemis is intended not only to bolster space exploration but to enhance peaceful relationships between nations".

However, there is a question over who determines the sizes of the safety zones, said Ram Jakhu, associate professor at McGill University's Institute of Air and Space Law in Canada. So there are these "space laws" that are shared as being priorities.

Te statement from NASA shows the rules and the reason behind each rule.

Artemis Accords partner nations will be required to uphold transparency by publicly describing their own policies and plans in a transparent manner.

These principles include transparency, peaceful exploration, sharing of scientific data, preserving historical heritage, open and practical worldwide standards and providing aid to other countries and astronauts in distress among others.

Gold said that NASA, working with the US Space Department, hopes to negotiate and reach a final agreement with one or more worldwide partners by the end of this year.

Orbital debris and spacecraft disposal.

As you possibly can think about, every of those opens a new can of worms - what constitutes clear? What operations have to be disclosed, and below what timeline?

More news: Snowbird jet crashes in Kamloops, B.C.

Anything arguable will be argued over for a long time, but setting some baseline expectations like "don't be secretive", or "don't steal the Apollo 13 lander" is a great place to start the conversation.

"This is based on our values and our own behaviors, but it's also grounded in the Outer Space Treaty", Morhard said.

In addition, NASA is known for being exceptionally open with its data and sharing its findings with the wider scientific community, and the accords specify that other partners should follow NASA's example and make their scientific data available quickly and in an open format.

Register objects sent into space, per the Registration Convention.

Perform space useful resource extraction and utilization in line with the Outer Space Treaty Articles II, VI, and XI.

Inform accomplice nations concerning "safety zones" and coordinate in line with Outer Space Treaty Article IX.

NASA has laid out the principles through which it will operate its Artemis program to return astronauts to the moon in a document called the Artemis Accords, and has asked its partners - including both global space agencies and private companies - to agree to them.

Mitigate debris per guidelines set by U.N Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

Like this



18 May 2020
Where is Storm Arthur now? Latest path and maps
It is forecast to track north-northeastward during that time and will move near or east of the Carolinas early next week. The award-winning journalist has worked for multiple newspapers since starting his career in 1999.

18 May 2020
Lynn Shelton Partner And Collaborator Marc Maron Issues Statement On Her Death
The name Lynn Shelton may not be immediately recognizable, but filmgoers and television viewers certainly know her work well. She moved to NY and pursued a Master of Fine Arts in photography and related media at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan.

18 May 2020
Coronavirus: Donald Trump hits back at 'grossly incompetent' Barack Obama after criticism
The US has become the global epicentre of the pandemic, with more than 1.5 million confirmed cases and more than 89,000 deaths. The commencement will feature an array of artists, athletes and musicians, and is being carried by major American TV networks.

18 May 2020
US Space Force launches mystery space plane from Cape Canaveral
EDT, from Space Launch Complex-41. "You could say that the X-37B stands on the shoulders of the space shuttle ", Chilton said. The program later was transferred to the Defense Department as is now managed by the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office.

18 May 2020
Club Brugge formally declared Belgian champions
That means bottom side Waasland-Beveren will be relegated, while Leuven and Beerschot still have to decide who'll replaced them. Please support our heroes valiant effort by donating at and sharing this video.

17 May 2020
Biden campaign eyes expanded ‘battleground’ map in race against Trump
Former Vice President Biden is the presumptive Democratic nominee to take on US President Donald Trump in November. Said Trump to Pirro: "Listen, Biden loves this".

17 May 2020
Spain to extend its state of emergency for one month
Confirmed coronavirus cases climbed to 230,698 from 230,183, the health ministry said. It is the lowest daily increase since March 17th.

17 May 2020
Lockdown 4.0 For 14 More Days Till May 31
Tamil Nadu and Punjab too had extended the lockdown, although curfew restrictions will be eased in Punjab going forward. Earlier, Karnataka, Punjab, Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu have made a decision to extend the lockdown till May 31.

17 May 2020
Food Chains Adding Safety Measures Before Reopening Dining Areas
McDonalds will also cap spending at £25 per vehicle and is encouraging customers to use contactless methods wherever possible. The Dublin restaurants will begin serving customers by drive-thru and are opened on a pilot basis.

17 May 2020
Chinese envoy says U.S. undermining global economy, virus fight
According to him, China's most skilled hackers are increasing cyber attacks on America to steal this research. It said it was investigating digital break-ins at USA organizations by China-linked cyber actors.