The Space Nation of Asgardia Inaugurated Its First Leader in an Incredible Ceremony
A Russian billionaire took the reins of a space-based democracy and threw one helluva multicultural party.
Asgardia Becomes the First ‘Nation’ to Have All of Its Territory In Space
A growing kingdom has to start somewhere—in this case, low Earth orbit works.
Out Of This World
Citizens of Space ‘Nation’ Asgardia Are Already Violating Earthly Laws
The organization plans to launch a data-filled satellite later this year. Already, some of its 'citizens' are uploading copyrighted files to the satellite's website.
Stop the world I want to get off
Citizenship Enrollment for the First Ever 'Space Nation' Is Now Open
Asgardia will launch its first satellite later this year.
The First Space-Based ‘Nation’ Wants to Store Data Off-Planet, Beyond the Law
'Asgardia' plans to launch a data storage satellite beyond the reach of Earthly laws—an ambitious and problematic goal.
Earth Got You Down? Apply for Citizenship to Asgardia, a Future Space Country
As of Friday morning, 185,000 people already applied to be Asgardians.
Meredith Rutland Bauer