Space Law: Development and Scope (Praeger Series in Political Communication) (Hardcover)

Space Law: Development and Scope (Praeger Series in Political Communication) By Nandasiri Jasentuliyana (Editor) Cover Image
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This volume presents an analysis of the historical background, current status, and future development of space law by noted legal scholars. It focuses on a distinct and growing field of international law that incorporates both public and private law. Specific areas covered are scientific and technical aspects of space and space law; the United Nations and other institutional arrangements; national regulatory aspects; satellite applications; commercialization; dispute settlement; and case law.

Since the establishment of a special law-making body at the United Nations in 1958, there has been a steady expansion of laws and regulations pertaining to space activities. The result has been the development of a distinct and mature discipline of international law. This analysis of space law by recognized experts in the field will interest scholars, practitioners, and policy-makers involved in the regulation of space use and exploration.

About the Author

NANDASIRI JASENTULIYANA is Director of the Office for Outer Space Affairs of the United Nations.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780275940362
ISBN-10: 0275940365
Publisher: Praeger
Publication Date: August 21st, 1992
Pages: 312
Language: English
Series: Praeger Series in Political Communication (Hardcover)