UN Space Treaty Symposium

World-Space-Week-LogoDate: 10th October 2017

Start Time: 9.15 am (tbc)
End Time: 5.30 pm (tbc)

Venue: 27/29 South Lambeth Road, London, SW8 1SZ

50 Years of the UN Space Treaty: Looking Back, Looking Forward

The British Interplanetary Society is holding a one day symposium to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the UN Space Treaty which has been the foundation of Space law for half a century.

The programme (subject to change) is expected to include the following papers:

  • The SPACE Project: Apparent limitations on constructing a space habitat imposed by the UN Treaty
  • International law relating to the mining of the deep seabed and outer space.
  • Extraterrestrial Recidivism- Dissent and con-compliance in Outer Space and Earth’s treaties
  • Why the Moon Treaty failed
  • The Common Heritage of Mankind meets Star Trek
  • Extraterrestrial resources in space exploration and infrastructure development
  • Embedding sustainability: The future of the Outer Space Treaty?
  • How would the Outer Space Treaty be different if drafted in 2017

More details coming soon, including draft programme.

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