Antonino Salmeri

University of Luxembourg • Doctoral Researcher in Space Law

Antonino Salmeri is an Italian space lawyer specialized in lunar governance and space resource activities. Since 2019, Antonino works as doctoral researcher in space law at the University of Luxembourg, where he is pursuing a PhD on the regulatory and enforcement aspects of space mining under the supervision of Prof. Mahulena Hofmann and with the support of the Luxembourgish National Research Fund (FNR) (PRIDE17/12251371). Antonino is a qualified attorney registered at the Italian BAR and holds a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Catania, an LL.M. in Law and Governance of the European Union from the LUISS University and an Advanced LL.M. in Air and Space Law from the University of Leiden, all obtained with the distinction of cum laude. Within the space community Antonino currently holds the following positions: – Member of Space Generation Advisory Council, where he leads the E.A.G.L.E. Action Team on Lunar Governance as well as the Space Exploration Project Group; – Member of the Global Expert Group on Sustainable Lunar Activities (GEGSLA), where he co- chairs the specialized group on information sharing; – SSP19 Graduate and Individual Governing Member of the International Space University, where he also served as first Mentorship Coordinator of an ISU Program; – Member of the Space Habitats Committee at the International Astronautical Federation; – Member of the International Institute of Space Law, where he serves as Global Outreach Manager for the Knowledge Constellation project; – Member of the Moon Village Association, where he co-chairs the specialized group on lunar registration; – Chair of the International Agreements Committee for the Space Law Library project of the Space Court Foundation.