Space Blocs: The future of international cooperation in space is splitting along lines of power on Earth

In the next decade, both a US-led group and a collaboration between Russia and China aim to set up bases on the moon. (Image credit: Theasis/iStock via Getty Images) This article was originally published at The Conversation. The contributed the article to Space.com’s Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights. Svetla Ben-ItzhakAssistant Professor of Space and International … Read more

The future of international cooperation in space is splitting along lines of power on Earth

No human has been on the Moon in 50 years, but in the next decade, both the US-led Artemis Accords and a Chinese-Russian mission aim to establish Moon bases. Credit: NASA/Neil Armstrong Even during times of conflict on the ground, space has historically been an arena of collaboration among nations. But trends in the past … Read more