Archiv: UN Outer Space Treaty / Weltraumabkommen


13.07.2021 - 12:50 [ Tagesschau.de ]

Weltraumkommando der Bundeswehr: Mehr Durchblick im All

Die NATO hatte auf ihrem letzten Gipfel im Juni erstmalig beschlossen, dass ein Angriff im Weltraum den Bündnisfall auslösen kann. Soll heißen: Ein Angriff im All auf einen kann als Angriff auf alle NATO-Staaten gewertet werden. Darüber befinden soll – von Fall zu Fall und hier auf Erden – das höchste NATO-Entscheidungsgremium, der Nordatlantikrat.

19.11.2020 - 17:58 [ DailyMail.co.uk ]

Boris Johnson vows to make UK the ‚foremost naval power in Europe‘ with £24bn MOD budget boost as No10 is forced to insist extra cash is not an attempt to impress Joe Biden and defence minister admits he ‚doesn’t know‘ where money is coming from

However, there are major question marks over how the additional spending will be paid for while Downing Street has also been forced to deny that the new money for the military is simply an attempt to impress US President-elect Joe Biden.

There is growing speculation that some of the money could come from the foreign aid budget, with Chancellor Rishi Sunak due to set out the Government’s one-year Spending Review next week.

19.11.2020 - 17:52 [ ITV.com ]

UK to set up ‚RAF Space Command capable of launching first rocket‘

The UK is setting up „RAF Space Command“, a wing of the Armed Forces which will be capable of launching Britain’s first rocket as early as 2022, the prime minister has announced.

Boris Johnson said a military investment of £16.5 billion will also fund the development of Artificial Intelligence and a National Cyber Force aimed at targeting terrorism, organised crime and hostile state activity.

27.09.2020 - 15:59 [ Ansa.it ]

Italy, USA sign moon-exploration agreement

Italy and the United States on Friday signed a declaration of intent for exploration of the moon linked to the Artemis programme.
The deal was signed in Rome by Cabinet Secretary Riccardo Fraccaro in video link with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine.

29.06.2019 - 19:15 [ United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs ]

RESOLUTION ADOPTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY 2222 (XXI). Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies

(19. Dezember 1966)

Article III

States Parties to the Treaty shall carry on activities in the exploration and use of outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, in accordance with international law, including the Charter of the United Nations, in the interest of maintaining international peace and security and promoting international co-operation and understanding.

Article IV

States Parties to the Treaty undertake not to place in orbit around the earth any objects carrying nuclear weapons or any other kinds of weapons of mass destruction, install such weapons on celestial bodies, or station such weapons in outer space in any other manner.

The moon and other celestial bodies shall be used by all States Parties to the Treaty exclusively for peaceful purposes. The establishment of military bases, installations and fortifications, the testing of any type of weapons and the conduct of military manoeuvres on celestial bodies shall be forbidden. The use of military personnel for scientific research or for any other peaceful purposes shall not be prohibited. The use of any equipment or facility necessary for peaceful exploration of the moon and other celestial bodies shall also not be prohibited.