Episode 29: Moving from Geopolitics to 'Astropolitics'

Tim Marshall, author of the Prisoners of Geography series, joins us to discuss the geopolitics of space – ‘astropolitics’. But what is astropolitics exactly? And in the geography of space, what are the most contested areas?

Marshall talks to us about why the South Pole of the Moon could be of future economic importance, and why commercial entities are now major players in this area.

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Juliana Suess

Research Fellow, Space Security

Military Sciences

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