What if… space crime happens?
Ukrainians purchasing satellites to defend themselves against Russia. Space-based technologies monitoring climate change. Space junk that could lethally damage the International Space Station. Space is (via) where earthly conflicts, wars and other harms materialize. Yet space crime lacks criminological attention. Given the rise of space tourism and ambitions to go to Mars, there are, however, real concerns about space crime. Knowledge about space crime and guidance on how to control it is vital for near-future commercial spaceflights and human missions to other planets.
Dr Yarin Eski, Demi Aalhuizen and Mark Reijndorp of the VU Amsterdam trigger your imagination by pondering the question: What if… space crime happens? You can follow their research, you can find more info on https://www.sydneycriminallawy...
They pitched at our Network & Drinks in June of 2023: