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Pod Ad Astra

Pod Ad Astra

By Jus Ad Astra
A podcast organized by the Jus Ad Astra Project - Advancing the analysis, development, and adoption of human rights across outer space for the benefit of humanity.
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EP.9 - Decoloniality with Dr. Natalie Trevino
In this episode we chat with Dr. Natalie Trevino about decolonial theory and the Frontier Metaphor in Space. 
March 30, 2022
EP.8 - Space Urban Planning with Britt Duffy Adkins
In this episode we sit down to discuss urban planning, space communication, and human rights issues with Britt Duffy Adkins, the very first space urban planner and the founder of Celestial Citizen, a platform for promoting a more equitable and just vision of planetary settlement beyond Earth. If you enjoy this episode, be sure to check out the Celestial Citizen podcast as well!
January 28, 2022
EP.7 - Payloads, Satellites, and Debris with Ryan Duffy
In this episode we sit down to discuss space debris with Ryan Duffy, a founding editor of Payload Space. Payload Space is a daily newsletter that covers both space business and policy. Also discussed is the exponential growth of satellites in outer space, and the ramifications it will have on the future of all space-related endeavors!
December 13, 2021
EP.6 - Cultural Heritage with Special Guest Michelle Hanlon
In this episode we sit down to discuss cultural heritage with Michelle Hanlon, one of the co-directors of the Center for Air and Space Law at the University of Mississippi School of Law, the president of the National Space Society, and the co-founder and president of For All Moonkind.
October 20, 2021
EP.5 - The Future of Commercial Spaceflight with Special Guest Laura Crabtree
In this episode we sit down with Laura Crabtree, the Co-Founder and CEO of Epsilon3, a company that creates and provides software tools for space missions, to discuss how the space industry has changed and what private space companies are doing to shape the future of space as know it.
August 25, 2021
EP.4 - The Right to Environment in Space with Cris van Eijk
In this episode, we sit down with Cris van Eijk, an international lawyer based at the University of Cambridge. Cris researches outer space law from Global South, human rights, and environmental perspectives.
August 09, 2021
EP.3 - Labour Law and Human Rights in Outer Space with Alyson Decker
We sit down with Alyson Decker, employment lawyer and legal advisor with Jus Ad Astra, to discuss the future of labour issues and workers rights in outer space.
June 07, 2021
EP.2 - The EAGLE has landed! Lunar Governance with Antonino Salmeri
We sit down with Mr. Antonino Salmeri, Doctoral Researcher at the University of Luxembourg, to discuss the SGAC’s recently released EAGLE initiative on lunar governance.
May 20, 2021
EP.1 - Introducing Pod Ad Astra with Special Guest Jonathan Lim
In this episode with sit down with Mr. Jonathan Lim - founder and project co-lead to Jus Ad Astra. Mr. Lim is a lawyer, geopolitical analyst, and cybersecurity analyst who carries a distinct passion in exploring the intersection of human rights and outer space affairs.
March 25, 2021