Space Law

European Centre for Space LawEuropean Centre for Space Law  –  “This is obviously a very technical area of law, but the site was showing some signs of promise with a section called “space law questions”. This poses interesting questions like “Who can convict someone committing a murder in space?” and “Is it legal to use satellites to spy on people?” It then pointedly fails to answer those questions, which was disappointing.”  The Journal, May 2010

UK Space AgencyUK Space Agency   –  The UK Space Agency is an executive agency of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and at the heart of UK efforts to explore and benefit from space.

UN Office for Outer Space AffairsUnited Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs  –  “I’ll be honest – I didn’t know that there was a United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), let alone that it was the secretariat for the legal subcommittee of the UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPUOS). I do think that it should be better publicised as the appropriate first port of call for any visitors to this planet.”  The Journal, May 2010

International Institute of Air and Space LawInternational Institute of Air and Space Law  –  Hosted at the University of Leiden in Holland, the site offers details of education and research opportunities at the Institute.

International Institute of Space LawInternational Institute of Space Law  –  Founded in 1960 to cooperate with international and national institutions in the field of space law and fostering the development of space law.

Space Law Moot Court Competition  –  an international moot court competition in space law.

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