Monday, February 26

Czech Republic Signs Artemis Accords

Earlier today, the Czech Republic signed the Artemis Accords and became the 24th country to sign the agreement.

Jan Lipavsky, who represented Czech Republic, formally signed the accords at NASA Headquarter with NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.

“I see this as an historic signature, not only because it opens up a new opportunity for cooperation between Czechia and the United States as well as other partners. It also marks our dedication to peaceful, transparent and responsible conduct for space exploration”, he said.

If you didn’t know, the Artemis Accords sets principles to guide space exploration cooperation between nations. They were established in 2020 along with 8 other original signatories. According to NASA, even more countries are expected to sign in the future.