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Areas of expertise

Black Holes can offer its services in respect of a wide range of international legal, policy and political aspects of outer space activities and their applications here down on Earth, in the following main areas of expertise.

International and national space law and policy developments
International cooperation
Regional developments such as in the EU-context or with the European Space Agency (ESA)
Privatisation and commercialisation of space activities
Launching and space transportation
Space tourism and private spaceflight
Satellite communications, as part of the broader field of telecommunications
Satellite earth observation and remote sensing for various purposes
Satellite navigation systems (GNSS) such as Galileo
Space laboratories such as the International Space Station (ISS)
Colonisation of space and celestial bodies
Radio astronomy and other scientific exploration of space
Military and dual-use issues of outer space and space activities
Trade issues regarding space products and services
International financing and insurance of space activities
The legal status of the moon and other celestial bodies, including issues of planetary defence and planetary protection

In case you are searching for expertise in an area not as such indicated above, you may have a look at the list of major projects which are part of Black Holes’ portfolio, scrutinise the publications and other activities of Black Holes’ Director Frans von der Dunk as listed in the academic biography, or employ the Search button on the main menu.

Of course, you are always welcome to contact Black Holes for further information.