Glenn Reynolds says let’s end it, for the dogs. It’s a law that should have ended many decades ago.
Behold, the new British Space Act. I and others had not-insignificant influence in forming this. They were headed down a bad European road a few years ago. They were originally going to allow the European aviation safety agency regulate it, which would have been disastrous. Instead, as we recommended, it is modeled closely on the U.S. launch-licensing system.
I hate when the steering wheel comes off my car while I’m driving.
The first Mars visitors will probably die. Of course, we’re all going to die somewhere.
As I note in the book, it’s very unlikely that the Shackleton ad was real. If it had been published in a London broadsheet, it would have been spelled “honour.”
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And per usual, a lot of ignorance and stupidity in comments over there.
Why should I use it instead of Google?
Also, they don’t lie about not being evil.
I’ve got an account (and so does the book), but I almost never visit the site. And I’ve never installed the app on my phone or tablet. Here’s why.
…is not required by Article IX of the Outer Space Treaty. I suspect a lot of people at COPUOS would disagree.
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Sorry, bad link fixed.