Category: 2013

IISL Proceedings 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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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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2013 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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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),

Fifth Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law 2013

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 2013 Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture on Space Law was presented at the IISL colloquium during the IAC in Beijing, China. It was given by Tare C. Brisibe and entitled A …

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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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