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  • 05-12-2016 Luxembourg reconfirms commitment to European Space Agency programmes

    The European Space Agency (ESA), whose aim is to develop the cooperation between its Member States in the fields of research, technology and space applications, brought together the ministers in charge of space affairs in its 22 Member States in Lucerne, Switzerland on 1 and 2 December 2016.

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  • 28-11-2016 New standards analysis of the Luxembourg aerospace sector

    Standardisation is important for strengthening the European and national space sector and will be a required element in European and international legislation in fields such as space debris, planetary protection, the militarisation of space, crisis management and climate. ILNAS has conducted a standards analysis in order to inform national stakeholder and raise their awareness of the potential benefits of monitoring and participating in standardisation activities.

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  • 11-11-2016 Luxembourg’s new space law guarantees private companies the right to resources harvested in outer space in accordance with international law

    The Luxembourg Government has just adopted a draft law ensuring that private operators working in space can be confident about their rights to the resources they extract in outer space. The legal and regulatory framework is a key action of an overall strategy to be implemented progressively within the initiative for the exploration and commercial use of resources from Near Earth Objects (NEOs), such as asteroids.

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  • 08-11-2016 Press conference on the new Luxembourg space law to provide legal framework for space resource utilization activities

    The Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is pleased to announce an international press conference within the initiative to present a legal and regulatory framework for space resource utilization activities.

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  • 28-10-2016 Étienne Schneider appointed to World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Space Technologies

    Based on Luxembourg’s proven expertise in the commercial satellite services industry and on the initiative nurturing the development of new space technologies, Professor Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, has appointed Étienne Schneider as a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Space Technologies.

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