Humanity’s next giant leap: our heritage in space is our future too

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Abstract

The United Nations’ Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space is meeting in Vienna this week, and representatives of 74 countries will discuss, among other things, how to ensure space is maintained for peaceful purposes, and the long-term sustainability of space activities. It’s a good time to reflect on how we, as the public, have contributed to the current shape of space, and the ways we can find to make space meaningful. To help us do this, let’s imagine it’s some time in the future when space travel is affordable.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
Publication statusPublished - 18 Jun 2013

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