Archive for the ‘Space and Satellites’ Category
Space and STEM: Exploration Requires Talented New Recruits
How often do you check your smartphone for messages or look something up on the internet? How often do you use a map application? How often do you look at…
Space Update: Risk Sharing in the New Space Era
The U.S. has big plans. It wants to send humans back to the moon and eventually further on to Mars. This starts with landing the first woman and first person of colour on the moon within the next few years.
Space Update: The Changing Landscape of Space Missions
The global space economy is growing. Governments around the world are realising the potential the space industry could be bringing into their respective economies. An exceptional amount of capital is being invested both by governments and the private sector.
Space Insurance Update: Enabling a Rapidly Evolving Industry
The space market has been very competitive over the last 15 years and we have seen a dramatic fall in premium rates.
The Race to Space: Considerations for Insuring a New Category of Tourists
Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, recently announced a manned space flight to the Moon and back scheduled for 2018. This will be the first manned mission to the Moon for…
The New Frontier: What to Do About In-Orbit Objects
Our lives are increasingly reliant on the use of satellites, from real-time communication to seeing the world from outer space. With many “constellations” of tens, hundreds, and even thousands of…
Conflict Aloft: Is Space the New War Zone?
The idea of warfare in space raises some tricky issues. Attacks on satellites and other systems may be “invisible” to a person looking up into the sky and hard to…