International Aeronautical Federation Spring Meeting

Landing in Paris, I was surprised to see cherry blossoms lining along the streets. Charles de Gaulle was busy as usual, if not even busier. It started off with parallel meetings at the International Academy of Astronautics catching up on meetings and the latest developments over the year. Running parallel across the river was the… Continue reading International Aeronautical Federation Spring Meeting

Environment and space

source: phys.com Human actions have had an indisputable impact on the Earth’s natural environment. Human activities have contributed to deforestation, desertification, soil degradation, depletion of the ozone layer and climate change. Space-based technologies, such as remotely sensed data, have enhanced scientific understanding of water cycles, air quality, forests and other aspects of the natural environment.… Continue reading Environment and space

Precision Agriculture Feeding the world

Imagine that by year 2050, the world’s population would rise to 10 billion and feeding the population means increasing global food production by 70%. source: ESA According to ESA, the agritech sector is a $5 trillion global business and is anticipated to grow.  Around 38% of the world’s land and 70% of the world’s water… Continue reading Precision Agriculture Feeding the world

Keio University Space Law Symposium I – Space Traffic Management

source: Keio University   The Keio University Space Law Symposium jointly organised with JAXA was held at Keio University on 25 February 2019.  There was a breadth of topics and speakers as follows: モデレータ:小塚 荘一郎(学習院大学法学部教授) 登壇者(アルファベット・50音順) Dr. Alexander Soucek(欧州宇宙機関 法務官、欧州宇宙法研究センター 研究員) Mr. Niklas Hedman(国連宇宙部 政策・法務・委員会課長) Professor Saadia Pekkanen(米国ワシントン大学教授) 佐藤 雅彦(JAXA 評価・監査部長) 新谷 美保子(TMI 法律事務所 弁護士)… Continue reading Keio University Space Law Symposium I – Space Traffic Management

NewSpace Entertainment – Arts and Drama

In trying to think outside of the box with NewSpace, I googled `Newspace, theatre and film` and to my amusement, I found the following: NewSpace Theatre of Nations source: New Space Theatre of Nations   `New Space Moscow is an interdisciplinary project run by the Theatre of Nations, which is aimed at uniting contemporary artists… Continue reading NewSpace Entertainment – Arts and Drama