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Space law. Law of outer space

  • Space Security Lawby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 149.00

    Applying a legal framework to outer space is fraught with thorny dilemmas: how, for example, do you legislate for activities that straddle air space and outer space? This book explores current issues such as the accountability of nations already using space. more...

  • Regulation of Commercial Space Transportby Ruwantissa Abeyratne

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 54.99

    This book provides a look at the various nuances of the commercial aspects of space transport and offers a workable and practical legal and regulatory approach to be taken by the International Civil Aviation Organization. The book also addresses the perceived lack of wisdom in neglecting to consider the basic legal structure of a regulatory regime... more...

  • Outer Space in Society, Politics and Lawby Christian Brünner; Alexander Soucek

    Springer Vienna 2012; US$ 279.00

    Aiming to raise awareness of the factors underlying evolving regulative norms of space law and what they mean in practice, this up-to-date handbook on the legal aspects of space activities also covers technical, cultural, historical and political issues. more...

  • National Regulation of Space Activitiesby Ram S. Jakhu

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 339.00

    This book examines all aspects of national space law and regulations in over 15 space-faring nations. It contains not only descriptions of applicable laws and regulations but also procedures to be followed for compliance with legal requirements. more...

  • Launching Space Objects: Issues of Liability and Future Prospectsby V. Kayser

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 289.00

    Launch activities performed by private entities deal with a complex legal environment. The Space Treaties provide a general liability framework. Launch participants are subject to regulatory or institutional control, and to domestic liability laws. Specific contractual practice has developed due to insurance limitations, the inter-participants'... more...

  • Law and Regulation of Commercial Mining of Minerals in Outer Spaceby Ricky Lee

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 249.00

    With detailed analysis of the economic, technical and physical feasibility of space mining, this work examines the legal and policy issues affecting commercial exploitation of outer space, and proposes a new regulatory framework that balances policy interests. more...

  • Space Lawby Em Prof Francis Lyall; Mr Paul B Larsen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 149.95

    Space law is an area of International Law that has developed massively in the last fifty years. Francis Lyall, Emeritus Professor of Public Law at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and Paul B. Larsen, Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law Centre, Washington DC, and formerly lawyer for the Office of the US Secretary of Transportation, have been involved... more...

  • Space Technology Export Controls and International Cooperation in Outer Spaceby Michael Mineiro

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book identifies the nexus between international law and domestic space technology export controls. It examines the impact of EU regulatory divergence on international commercial communication satellite markets and offers proposals for US export control. more...

  • Sovereignty and Jurisdiction in Airspace and Outer Spaceby Gbenga Oduntan

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 160.00

    Sovereignty and jurisdiction are legal doctrines of a complex nature, which have been subject to differing interpretations by scholars in legal literature. The tridimensionality of state territory recognised under customary international law subsists until the present but there are other territories that do not or cannot belong to any state or political... more...

  • Who Owns the Moon?by Virgiliu Pop

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 209.00

    This work investigates the permissibility and viability of property rights on the celestial bodies, particularly the extraterrestrial aspects of land and mineral resources ownership. In lay terms, it aims to find an answer to the question "Who owns the Moon?" more...