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2nd Edition

Space Law
A Treatise 2nd Edition

ISBN 9780367669744
Published September 29, 2020 by Routledge
548 Pages

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Book Description

Francis Lyall and Paul B. Larsen have been involved in teaching and researching space law for over 50 years. This new edition of their well-received text gathers together their knowledge and experience in readable form, and covers developments in all space applications, including space tourism, telecommunications, the ITU and finance. With an extensive citation of the literature, the discussion provides an excellent source for both students and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction: Actors, History and Fora

 Chapter 2. Sources of Space Law

Chapter 3.  The Outer Space Treaty, 1967

Chapter 4. Space Objects: Control, Registration, Return and Liability: The Treaties and the Practice

Chapter 5. Astronauts

Chapter 6. The Air/Space Boundary Question

Chapter 7.  The Moon and Other Celestial Bodies

Chapter 8. Radio and the International Telecommunication Union

Chapter 9. Orbits, Direct Broadcasting and Solar Power

Chapter 10. Environmental Regulation

Chapter 11.  Telecommunication Organisations

Chapter 12. Global Navigation Satellite Systems

Chapter 13. Remote Sensing

Chapter 14.  Space Activities and International Trade Law

Chapter 15.  Commercial Activities and the Implementation of Space Law

Chapter 16. The Military Use of Outer Space

Chapter 17. The Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)

Chapter 18. The Future.

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Francis Lyall, Emeritus Professor of Public Law at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Paul B. Larsen, former Professor of Space Law (Adjunct), Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, USA