Space shuttle at night

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Ethics and the New Space Boom, with Brian Weeden

May 12, 2023 33 min listen

A new space boom is underway. Commercial activity is multiplying, and new state actors are developing space programs. Subsequently, ethical concerns are emerging regarding the responsibilities of these actors and how to adapt space governance policies to protect space security. Brian Weeden, a space sustainability expert from Secure World Foundation, joins Amelia Mae Wolf to give listeners an understanding of these ethical challenges.

For more from Wolf on space sustainability, check out her recent article for the Tony Blair Institute.

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs is an independent and nonpartisan nonprofit. The views expressed within this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the position of Carnegie Council.

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