Category: 2009

Inaugural Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law 2009

Each year since 2009, at the International Astronautical Congress, the Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law is presented by a leading expert on space law. The Inaugural Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law was presented in 2009 at the IISL colloquium during the IAC in Daejeon, Korea. It was given by V.S. Vereshchetin and entitled …

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S. Neil Hosenball (1925-2009)

Our member S. Neil Hosenball passed away on 23 December 2009. He was born in New York, and was a graduate of Harvard University law school. He was a lawyer in Cleveland before joining the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). After many years as Deputy General Counsel, Dr. Hosenball served as NASA’s General Counsel …

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Space Law: a Bibliography – 1958-1994

Space Law: a Bibliography, a cumulative index of the Proceedings of IISL Colloquia, 1958-1994 (UN, 1996, V.96-81142-March 1996). This Bibliography contains a cumulative index of the Proceedings of IISL Colloquia, 1958-1994, searchable by author and by topic. Space Law: A Bibliography can be downloaded here.

2009 Lachs Moot winners

The 2009 competition had over 40 teams participating across all three regions. The world semi-final was held on 13 October 2009 between the National Law School of India University (India) and University of Strathclyde (United Kingdom). The world final was held on 15 October 2009 at the Solomon Law Park, Daejeon, Korea. The 2009 problem, …

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2009 Standing Committee Report

At the meeting of the IISL Board of Directors held at Brighton, United Kingdom, in October 1987, the Board decided to create a standing committee of the Institute to prepare and submit at each annual Colloquium a report on the status of agreements relating to activities in outer space. Institute members who can contribute substantively …

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Eilene M. Galloway (1906-2009)

It is with sadness that the International Institute of Space Law notes the passing of Eilene Marie Galloway on 2 May 2009. She had been recently diagnosed with inoperable cancer and lived her final days at home surrounded by family and friends. Monday 4 May would have been her 103rd birthday. In the 15 May …

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Further statement by the IISL Board of Directors on claims to lunar property rights

In view of recent misleading views and discussions on this subject in the press, the IISL Board considers that it is appropriate to further clarify a number of salient points as follows: International Law establishes a number of unambiguous principles, according to which the exploration and use of outer space, including the Moon and other …

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