Alice Gorman is an associate professor of archaeology at Flinders University and the author of ‘Dr Space Junk vs The Universe’ (MIT Press).

The Lunar Roving Vehicle and James B. Irwin on the surface of the Moon on 31 July 1971 during the Apollo 15 mission (photograph: David R. Scott)

Who is responsible for heritage in outer space?

A new international agreement raises questions about what counts as cultural property in space, how it should be protected and who should do the protecting

23 Nov 2020