Space exploration

Investing in space exploration and innovation

Falling rocket and satellite costs are disrupting what once seemed like a monopolistic and bureaucratic industry. Thanks to advances in deep learning, mobile connectivity, sensors, 3D printing and robotics, costs that have been skyrocketing for decades are starting to drop. As a result, the number of satellite launches and rocket …

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The benefits of space must be accessible to all

ITU ITU News recently met with the Director of the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) Simonetta Di Pippo, who leads UNOOSA’s strategic, policy and program activities and advises the United Nations Secretary-General on outer space affairs. UNOOSA performs an important mission in space activities. What exactly does …

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