Category Archive: 2017

Feb 06

Call for Abstracts

Deadline 28 February 2017 This year’s IAC takes place in Adelaide from to September 23-27 and IISL looks forward to welcoming as many of its members as possible to this annual event. IISL would like to invite those members interested in submitting an abstract for any of its technical sessions to do so. The success …

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Jan 27

50 years of the Outer Space Treaty

Fifty years ago, on 27 January 1967, the Outer Space Treaty was opened for signature. As a successful undertaking in international diplomacy, and one that helped foster the global development of outer space as a realm of humankind’s activities, the importance of this event warrants reflection. Many experts in international law believe that the fundamental …

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Jan 26

The History of the International COSPAS-SARSAT Programme

From the IAA-IAF-IISL Advisory Committee on the History of Astronautics (ACHA), a report on the creation of the International COSPAS-SARSAT Programme has been published. The report is now online at the IAF website: Chapter 4 of the report describes in detail the very lengthy negotiations that led to the creation in 1988 of the …

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Jan 12

January 2017 newsletter

The International Institute of Space Law published a newsletter during January 2017. 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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