Jonathan's Space Report

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Jonathan's Space Report
Type of site
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Available inEnglish
Created byJonathan McDowell
URL planet4589.org/space/jsr/jsr.html
Launched1989;32 years ago (1989)
Current statusactive

Jonathan's Space Report (JSR) is a newsletter about the Space Age, hosted at Jonathan's Space Page. It is written by Jonathan McDowell, a Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics astrophysicist. [1] It is updated as McDowell's schedule permits, but he tries to publish two issues each month. Originally the website was hosted on an Harvard University account, but was moved in late 2003 to a dedicated domain. [2]

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Started in 1989, [3] the newsletter reports on recent space launches, International Space Station activities and space craft developments. McDowell's report occasionally corrects NASA's official web sites, or provides additional data on classified launches that aren't available elsewhere.

Associated projects on the JSR web site are:

McDowell has long campaigned for U.S. compliance with the UN Convention on Registration of Outer Space Objects (1975) and UN Resolution 1721B (1961). [4]

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References

  1. "Jonathan McDowell / HarvardScience". Harvard University - Harvard Office of News and Public Affairs. Archived from the original on 2012-04-07. Retrieved 2009-02-12.
  2. see Archive.org chronology
  3. "Space Report No. 1, Jan 30, 1989". Jonathan McDowell. Retrieved 2009-02-12.
  4. "Jonathan McDowell's Statement on United States Non-Compliance with UNR1721B". Jonathan McDowell. Retrieved 2009-02-12.