Trading in commodities is one of the oldest businesses. However, new satellite technology is shaking up this centuries-old business and disrupting the traditional commodities paradigms…
Articles by Joanne Wheeler
ExactEarth AIS Viewer for maritime ship monitoring. Photo: ExactEarth. An Essential Business Anyone who drives a car will feel the effect of high crude oil prices; commodities are an essential part of everyday
Slavery is an acute modern day issue that cannot be ignored but one that is difficult to resolve. Not only does slavery still exist but it is likely there are more slaves in 2017 than there were victims of the transatlantic slave trade between the 15th and the 19th centuries. 45.8 million people are in […]
The United Kingdom must regulate on a risk-aware, yet enabling, basis — allowing low cost launch capabilities, including space planes, to be the “steam locomotive” of the 21st century.
“As we prepare to leave the European Union and so redefine our place in the world, we must ensure that the decisions we take now put the U.K. in a position to build a strong, resilient, well balanced economy
This column takes a look at what some of the most effective New Year’s resolutions of space administrations, regulators and governments should be in order to encourage continued growth.
There is international consensus that space activities need to be managed to minimize debris generation and the risk that debris may pose. But how do these guidelines translate into engineering practice?
On May 19 this year the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the Zika virus had been detected off the north west coast of Africa for the first time. Tests identified this as the Asian strain
For many years the United Kingdom has excelled in manufacturing small satellites and CubeSats. What the U.K. industry has been missing is a domestic launch capability to avoid the reliance and dependence on foreign suppliers for launching its spacecraft.
Lawful interception obligations have again been brought into focus after the terrorist attacks occurring in Paris on 13 November 2015 in which 130 people lost their lives. President François Hollande