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Tuesday marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty. The Treaty, which entered into force on October 10, 1967, has helped facilitate international cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space.

The anniversary is particularly poignant at a time where we face a new race to space—that of private companies. Companies [...]

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With the October 2nd release of The Martian and the September 28th confirmation that there is, in fact, water on Mars, outer space has been the subject of much conversation in recent months. But there is an aspect of space not being talked about, which may become far more important in the not-too-distant future: [...]

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Obama Lets Astronauts Keep Their Toothbrushes

On November 14, 2012 By Michael Silliman

Obama recently enacted a bill confirming astronauts’ ownership of artifacts from Apollo-era missions.

The new law (H.R. 4158) grants pre-shuttle-era astronauts full ownership [...]

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