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Dr Maria Pozza (Space law expert and 2022 Otago Foreign Policy School Director) on Aotearoa's role as a space-faring nation

Thursday 30th June 2022 | Zac Hoffman | R1 News Reporter |
Image: NASA's Capstone satellite, launched from Aotearoa. NASA/Daniel Rutter

The 56th Otago Foreign Policy School is taking place this weekend, and is set to tackle Aotearoa's role as a space-faring nation. We spoke to the school's director and space law specialist Dr Maria Pozza about the technological and commercial advantages and disadvantages further space exploration brings, and how Aotearoa can become a tour de force in space exploration.