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Luxembourg’s New Space Law

Luxembourg has become the second nation, the first in Europe, to provide a legal framework for space resource utilization activities (i.e. space mining). Their law comes into force a little over a week from now, on 1 August 2017, and an English translation can be found… 1,007 more words

Q&A About a Space Studies Graduate Program (Part 1)

If you know me in person or via the internet, then you’ll know I caught the space bug a few years back. My curiosity couldn’t simply be satiated by watching NASA livestreams or trying to parse out complex space engineering articles – nay, I decided to take the leap into the world of outer space via academia. 3,087 more words

Science

Outer Space: The Final Frontier or the Final Battlefield?

By: Emily Taft

Current law concerning the militarization and weaponization of outer space is inadequate for present times. The increased implementation of “dual-use” space technologies poses obstacles for the demilitarization of space. 69 more words

International

Achieving Clear and Reliable Legal Norms in Space to Encourage Commercial Transactions

By Rob Philbrick

SpaceX just successfully completed tests on the main core of the Falcon Heavy this week in Texas. The Falcon Heavy is a reusable super heavy lift space launch vehicle. 885 more words

University Of Washington School Of Law

Commons Science and Technology Select Committee Review of UK Draft Spaceflight Bill

The Commons Select Committee on Science and Technology recently conducted an enquiry into the UK Draft Spaceflight Bill[1] and have now published a report on the subject. 1,134 more words

Space Law at the UN

I spent the past week in a windowless room in Vienna, and had a really interesting and enjoyable time. I went as part of the SGAC delegation to the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS) Legal Subcommittee (LSC). 1,190 more words

How About Some Leadership?

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We chose to go to the moon.

We did so because we had faith in our leadership, our will, and our abilities.

And we won. 25 more words

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