NASA's Artemis Accords lay out some rules for joint space exploration

May 19, 2020
The Accords will 'establish a common set of principles' for foreign Artemis program partners, writes Mariella Moon for

WASHINGTON - NASA knows that it will have to work with foreign space agencies and private companies to establish human presence on the Moon. That’s why it has introduced a set of guidelines called the “Artemis Accords” for organizations who want to take part in the Artemis program, which aims to land the first woman and the next man on Earth’s faithful companion by 2024, writes Mariella Moon for Continue reading original article.

The Intelligent Aerospace take:

May 19, 2020 -NASA says that while it is leading the Artemis program, "international partnerships will play a key role in achieving a sustainable and robust presence on the Moon while preparing to conduct a historic human mission to Mars. With numerous countries and private sector players conducting missions and operations in cislunar space, it’s critical to establish a common set of principles to govern the civil exploration and use of outer space."

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Jamie Whitney, Associate Editor
Intelligent Aerospace

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