The National Space Policy outlines New Zealand’s values and objectives on space. It is a key tool to help officials across government inform space policy development and undertake engagements on space in New Zealand and internationally.
Cabinet paper which approved the National Space Policy and decision to not blanket-ban permitting payloads with national security applications under the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act 2017.
This document sets out the policy relating to the recognition and assessment of the orbital debris mitigation plans (ODMP) required for a launch licence and payload permit application. It provides information on when the policy is applied i.e. to which applications, and in relation to an ODMP, the relevant sections of the Act.
This document sets out the policy relating to applications for Active Debris Removal or On-Orbit Servicing missions made under the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities Act 2017 and in accordance with the Outer Space and High-altitude Activities (Licences and Permits) Regulations 2017. It sets out the approach that will be taken by the NZSA when assessing applications under the Act.