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Regulating space; California runs dry

May 13th, 2015

Episode 186 of 531 episodes

Humans have been travelling to space for over 50 years, and we've left quite a legacy - over 500,000 pieces of hazardous space junk to be precise. But this problem is only going to grow in the years ahead, as an increasing number of private entities enter the space race alongside nation states. These private interests are far less accountable than governments, as space law is heavily state-centric. So, how do we regulate the final frontier?

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