Space Diplomacy: NASA Welcomes Argentina's Signing of the Artemis Accords

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: August 1, 2023; 14:58 ♦ (Vindobona)

Argentina has officially become the 28th signatory to the Artemis Accords. At a ceremony at the Casa Rosada in Buenos Aires, Daniel Filmus, Minister of Science, Technology, and Innovation, signed the document on behalf of Argentina. The U.S. space agency was represented at the signing by Bill Nelson, NASA Administrator. Argentine President Alberto Fernández and U.S. Ambassador to Argentina Marc Stanley were also in attendance.

By signing the Artemis Accords Argentina acknowledges the importance of exploration and use of space in a responsible, peaceful, and sustainable manner. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Rrinsindika, CC BY-SA 3.0

The Artemis Accords represent a practical set of principles to guide cooperation in space exploration among nations, including those participating in NASA's Artemis program, reports.

During the ceremony, NASA Administrator Bill Nelson emphasized…