Czech Republic Signs Artemis Accords Written 4 May 2023


Czech Republic Foreign Affairs Minister Jan Lipavský speaks to members of the media following the signing of the Artemis Accords, Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at NASA Headquarters in Washington, DC. | Credit: Joel Kowsky; NASA

SPACE reports that a ceremony held at NASA Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday “the Czech Republic’s Foreign Minister Jan Lipavský signed the Artemis Accords on behalf of the nation alongside NASA Administrator Bill Nelson.” The Czech Republic now “becomes the 24th country to sign on to the international agreement that lays out principles for responsible exploration and development of the moon and space.” Lipavsky said during the ceremony, “I believe that the Artemis Accords will enable closer cooperation and coordination between like-minded nations. We believe that the signature will kickstart the development of an institutional and industrial cooperation within the Artemis community.”
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