Open Lunar Foundation
Open Lunar Foundation is researching policies and institutional interventions in support of peaceful and cooperative futures on the Moon-- for all life.
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RESEARCH SALONS | POLICY LIBRARY
The Moon Dialogs is a partnership focused on governance and coordination mechanisms for the lunar surface. It is convened by organizations and participating researchers exploring voluntary, multilateral mechanisms, norms, and economic arrangements that aim to grow ecosystems of lunar activity, both governmental and non-governmental.
Articles and Essays
Imagining Safety Zones: Implications and open questions (June 2020)
Polycentricity on the Moon (July 2020)
Lunar Resources Policy (with Chris Hadfield and Chelsea Robinson, October 2020)
Spacewatch.Global Space Cafe 33 minutes wherein Torsten and I wax philosophical about polycentircity on the Moon and other topics close to my heart (June 2020)
ASCE Paper: Pad for Humanity: Lunar Spaceports as Critical Shared Infrastructure (with Jeffrey Montes and Phil Metzger, May 2020). Explores the 'full stack' design considerations of a lunar landing pads from the physics to the engineering to the policy implicatoins.:w
LUNAR SURFACE INNOVATION CONSORTIUM //NASA & JHUAPL (Executive Committee) | ASU INTERPLANETARY INITIATIVE (Advisory Board) | OSTROM WORKSHOP SPACE GOVERNANCE WORKING GROUP(member)
IASC COMMONS IN SPACE CONFERENCE February 2021
This conference aims to bring together scholars and practitioners on the commons in space. We will cover topics from the satellites and space debris increasingly congesting orbital space, mining of celestial bodies, diverse perspectives on space as a global commons, protection of dark night sky, going beyond Antarctica and High Sea regulations as models for space law, and much more.
Lunar Governance and the new Earth-Moon System
A fun talk for the existential hope and technofuturist crowd at Foresight Institute's .