This book explores the international law and policy relating to space stations in terms of specific barriers to utilization and considers methods or policies designed to overcome perceived barriers. It deals with the institutional possibilities and alternatives for space station ownership.
Table of Contents
Foreword -- Preface -- Space Stations -- The Concept of Space Utilization via Space Stations -- Institutional Alternatives for Space Stations -- Applicable International Agreements -- Legal Issues -- The New Era in Space -- Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies -- Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Outer Space -- Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects -- Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space
Delbert D. Smith