Category Archive: 2015

Jan 31

10th Annual Eilene M. Galloway Symposium report

The 10th Annual Eilene M. Galloway Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law was held during December 2015. The resulting report entitled: Through the Looking-Glass of Time: What has been Achieved and Where it Leads has been made available. Download the 2015 Galloway Report here

Dec 31

58th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space (2015)

The 58th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Jerusalem, Israel during October 2015. Every year at the International Astronautical Congress, the IISL holds its Colloquium. Each IISL Proceedings issue contains selected papers that have been accepted for the Colloquium concerned, as well as reports of the Standing Committee on the Status …

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Dec 20

IISL Position Paper on Space Resource Mining

The IISL has issued a position paper on space resource mining, adopted by consensus by the Board of Directors on 20 December 2015. IISL position paper on space resource mining

Dec 04

December 2015 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during December 2015. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Dec 03

Recent national space lawmaking in the USA

On 25 November, U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law the so-called Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (H.R. 2262). For the text, see https://www.congress.gov/bill/114th-congress/house-bill/2262/text. The law encompasses four titles: Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship (acronym: SPACE) Commercial Remote Sensing Office of Space Commerce Space Resource Exploration and Utilization. Title I essentially amends the Commercial …

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Nov 10

November 2015 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during November 2015. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Oct 21

2015 Lachs Moot Court winners

The Lachs Moot competition World Finals were held at the Crowne Plaza Jerusalem Hotel at the International Convention Center in Jerusalem, Israel, on October 15, 2015. Total participating universities numbered 58 in the four regions. The 2015 Moot Court Problem, “Case Concerning Planetary Defense” (SPIDR v. URA)”,¬†was written by Dr Frans G. von der Dunk …

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Oct 04

October 2015 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during October 2015. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Sep 15

September 2015 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during September 2015. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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Aug 15

August 2015 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during August 2015. The newsletter is aimed at the IISL membership, keeping those interested in space law informed about the latest news from the Institute and about developments in space law in general. If you have items for the newsletter, please contact the editorial team of …

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