Space governance

TagLast edit: 15 Jun 2022 21:40 UTC by Pablo

Space governance (also called space law) is the set of rules, principles and standards governing activities related to outer space.


80,000 Hours rates space governance a “potential highest priority area”: an issue that, if more thoroughly examined, could rank as a top global challenge.[1]

Further reading

Baumann, Tobias (2020) Space governance is important, tractable and neglected, Effective Altruism Forum, January 7.

Moorhouse, Fin (2022) Space governance, 80,000 Hours, February 14.

Rajagopalan, Rajeswari Pillai (2018) Space governance, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Planetary Science, August 28.

Related entries

space colonization | global governance | law | standards and regulation

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