Space tourism from companies like SpaceX, Virgin Galactic and Blue Origin could undo work to repair ozone layer, study finds

By Tim Baker, Published by Sky News, 27 June 2022 Chemicals which damaged the ozone layer were banned in the 1980s by the Montreal Protocol, and since then the protective shield has started to replenish. But the services being touted by Elon Musk, Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos could threaten

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Chamath Palihapitiya and Richard Branson are being sued over allegedly covering up flaws in Virgin Galactic’s spaceships and pocketing millions by dumping shares

By Shalini Nagarajan, Published by Business Insider, 3 March 2022 Chamath Palihapitiya and Richard Branson have been sued for allegedly concealing flaws in Virgin Galactic’s spacecrafts.An investor lawsuit alleges they dumped shares while aware of that non-public information, making millions of dollars.They took advantage of an “artificially inflated” stock price

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Can Space Tourism Co-exist with Space being turned into a War Zone?

By Karl Grossman, Presented at the Space Tourism: Legal Dimensions Conference, 29 January 2022 The push to turn space into a war zone could spell goodbye to space tourism. The space tourism drive that is underway, led by billionaires Jeff Bezos with his Blue Origin company, Richard Branson and his

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