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Markkula Center for Applied Ethics

Articles on the Ethics of Space Exploration

Material on the ethics of space exploration.

  • Mars Must Be More Than a 'Back-up Earth'

    Paying attention to Martian morals

    Guidelines as we pack for Mars.

  • Martian Morals

    Acting ethically on the red planet

    A response to Brian Green.

  • Bury Your Hair on the Moon?

    Ethical implications of Lunar Mission One

  • Ethics and Space

    Our responsibility to the truly other other

    A Christian perspective on space exploration.

  • To Boldly Go

    Ethical considerations for space exploration

    A stewardship approach to the expansion of human presence into the solar system.