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Salient Features of Draft India’s Space Law Policy

Salient Features of Draft India’s Space Law Policy

See the original article here: Salient Features of Draft India’s Space Law Policy LEGAL MACHINERY Internationally, the space activities are governed by treaties and principles evolved under UN Committee on Peaceful Uses of space (UNCOPUOS). The Committee on the Peaceful Uses of space (COPUOS) was founded by the UN General Assembly in 1959 to manipulate the exploration and use of

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‘Outer Space’: Emphasis on International Space Law and Security Threat

‘Outer Space’: Emphasis on International Space Law and Security Threat

The definition of Outer Space given in Cambridge Dictionary describes it as “the universe beyond the Earth’s Atmosphere”. 1 Humanity is changing and developing. The most promising dimension of expansion is the boundless Outer Space. Technological advancements in the early days of spaceflight, did not recognized the legal and ethical problems involved with it. As the formation of various Space

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The Space Resources Roundtable

The Space Resources Roundtable

Joining individuals from the space exploration community, the financial sector, and mining and minerals industries, the SRR seeks to bring together interested parties to discuss issues related to the In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) of lunar, asteroidal and martian resources. The Roundtable is a continuing series of such engagements, each designed to strengthen the communication and technical ties between these sectors.

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The Artemis Accords: Repeating the Mistakes of the Age of Exploration

The Artemis Accords: Repeating the Mistakes of the Age of Exploration

“Space is a warfighting domain. . . . It is not enough to have an American presence in space; we must have American dominance in space.”- U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence, 2018 1 In the spring of 1493, the King and Queen of Spain sent an envoy to the Pope […] moderndiplomacy.eu See more about this here: The Artemis Accords: Repeating

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How Has Traffic Been Managed in the Sky, on Waterways, and on the Road? Comparisons for Space Situational Awareness (Part 1)

How has traffic been managed in the sky, on waterways, and on the road? Comparisons for space situational awareness (part 1)

Most casual observers likely would agree that as the complex space operating environment becomes more crowded with more operating satellites and debris, the topics of space situational awareness (SSA) and space traffic management (STM) deserve more concerted attention. While we’ve had over 60 years of satellites in the large expanse of near-Earth space with only a handful of collisions, this

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What’s Happening in Space Policy June 7-13, 2020

Here is SpacePolicyOnline.com’s list of space policy events for the week of June 7-13, 2020 and any insight we can offer about them. The Senate is in session this week. The House is in a “Committee Work Day” period all week. During the Week Legislative action on FY2021 space-related […] spacepolicyonline.com See more about this here: What’s Happening in Space

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Nigeria to Revise its National Space Policy & Strategy

Nigeria to Revise its National Space Policy and Strategy

National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) Headquarters in Abuja. The recently inaugurated leadership of the National Space Research and Development Agency (NASRDA) led by Dr Francis Chizea has affirmed its commitment to reviewing the National Space Policy and Strategy. The new acting Director-General was appointed in May to […] See more at: Nigeria to Revise its National Space Policy

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Outer Space: A Victim of Power Competition?

Outer Space: A Victim of Power Competition?

JURIST Guest Columnist Megha Kamboj, a second-year law student at Maharashtra National Law University in Mumbai, India, discusses space law and the increasing competition over outer space resources. While the world was grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order allowing Americans to have the right to engage in commercial exploration, recovery, and use of resources in outer space.

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