Category Archive: 2013

Dec 31

56th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space (2013)

The 56th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space took place in Beijing, China during October 2013. 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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Nov 30

2013 Lachs Moot winners

The 2013 World Finals were held at the Beijing Institute of Technology Law School, Beijing, China on 26 September 2013. Total participating universities numbered 60 in the four regions. The 2013 problem was the Case Concerning the Operation of a Lunar Station (Lydios v. Endymion), written by Professor Setsuko Aoki (Japan). 2013 problem 2013 Brochure …

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May 17

The IISL – a brief history

International Institute of Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation – A brief History (1958-1982) by E. Pépin, Honorary President, 1982 (AIAA). This has been republished by the IISL in ebook format. Download International Institute of Space Law of the IAF – A brief History (1958-1982),

Jan 20

William D. English (1924-2013)

With sadness, IISL notes the passing of William D. English. His obituary in The Washington Post states: William D. English, 88, a lawyer who specialized in satellite telecommunications and who retired as general counsel of the satellite phone communications system Iridium, died Jan. 3 at his home in Bethesda. He had Parkinson’s disease. Mr English …

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