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Tag: Space Exploration

  • Gaining Freedom, Losing Space

    Gaining Freedom, Losing Space

    Neta Palkovitz | | 2
    Classic international space law instruments promote the freedom of States to explore and use outer space for peaceful purposes, providing only vague restrictions on this freedom. Should the freedom of use be restricted?
  • Will YOU own the next space project?

    Will YOU own the next space project?

    Neta Palkovitz | | 7
    From private owned launchers to private missions into deep space, governments are no longer the sole promoter of space activities. As crowd funding for small-scale space projects becomes a reality, some legal questions arise
  • Pioneers in space, work for lawyers

    Pioneers in space, work for lawyers

    The conquest of outer space may soon move to the next level. Private entities have the funds, know-how and drive that most States nowadays seem to lack. Additional regulation is needed to complement the UN space treaties concluded in the cold war era.