Developments in Space Law: Issues and Policies

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M. Nijhoff, Jan 1, 1991 - Law - 416 pages
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Following an overview of United States domestic space laws, this book focuses on some of the crucial issues that space lawyers and policy makers had to face during the last two decades. Presented in thirty-three chapters, the materials highlight basic issues associated with the use of:
the geostationary orbit
international direct television broadcasting by satellite
solar powered satellites
the relevant concerns of developing nations
The book addresses policies regarding the protection of the space environment, deals with issues of space transportation systems, international space flight, liability for damage, arms control, remote sensing from space, and those associated with space stations.
The study also projects expectations and presents a case study of issues that are likely to arise with the aerospace plane. Major international space instruments are reproduced in the Annex.
Stephen Gorove is the author and the editor of many books and over 200 articles in the field of space law. He currently serves as Director of Space Law and Policy Studies at the University of Mississippi Law Center. He is a member of the International Academy of Astronautics and a representative of the International Astronautical Federation before the U.N. Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.

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