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Indian Space Law

Law Library

Leading space powers like the US, Russia and Japan have domestic space laws based broadly on the Outer Space Treaty of 1967, while China has announced that its space policy will be ready soon. 1,281 more words


Q&A About Space Studies as a Field (Part 2)

A while back, I put out a call for questions via my Twitter (@neurostellar) and other social media to see if there were any questions about space studies, both as a field and as a degree program. 2,069 more words


October 10, 1967: Old Devil Moon

The Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (commonly  known as TPGASEUOSMOCB?) is an agreement among nations that forms the basis of international space law. 358 more words

Wretched Richard's Almanac

UNESCO on the Moon? Heritage Protection in Outer Space

Wednesday marks the 60th anniversary of the flight of Sputnik, next year marks the 50th anniversary of the flight of Apollo 8, the first flight to ‘leave Earth’s gravity well’ and fly around the Moon, and we’re rapidly approaching the 50th anniversary of the first-time human beings walked on another celestial body. 1,274 more words

Space Law and Space Mining

This week I attended the fourth meeting of The Hague Space Resources Governance Working Group[1] (I am an observer). After the publication of draft building blocks, I will do another post on them and the Working Group itself but in the meantime, I thought that I would take this opportunity to discuss space mining in general. 1,341 more words