Synopses & Reviews
This handbook brings together law scholars from around the world for19 chapters on the legal and regulatory aspects of space and space applications. They address the background and history of space law;international, national, and European space law; the role of international organizations; legal aspects of the military uses ofouter space, launch services and space transportation, satellite communications, satellite remote sensing, satellite navigation,public manned spaceflight and space station operations, private manned spaceflight, and space resource utilization; environmentalaspects of space activities; international trade aspects of space services; financing space ventures; insurance; intellectual property rights; and dispute resolution.Annotation ©2015 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Handbook of Space Law addresses the legal and regulatory aspects of activities in outer space and major space applications from a comprehensive and structured perspective. The book fundamentally addresses the dichotomy between the state-oriented character of international space law and the increasing commercialization and privatization of space activities.