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Studies in international space law

Author: Bin Cheng
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
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This important new collection of studies in international space law was written by a leading authority in international law, air law, and space law. The book's twenty-six articles fully examine the major developments and issues of the law governing human activities in space--from television broadcasts, the regulation of space junk, and the governance of State activities on the moon to the legal status of astronauts,  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Cheng, Bin, 1921-
Studies in international space law.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997
(OCoLC)706032996
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bin Cheng
ISBN: 0198257309 9780198257301
OCLC Number: 37688309
Awards: Winner of Book award from the International Institute of Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation Certificate of Appreciation from the International Air Transport Association "for his outstanding contribution to the progressive development of international air law"; Lifetime Achievement Book Award from the International Institute of Space Law.
Description: lxviii, 798 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. International law and space law --
2. The United Nations and outer space --
3. United Nations treaties on outer space --
4. Outer space, astronauts, and space objects --
5. Military use of outer space --
6. Commercial uses of outer space and international law.
Responsibility: Bin Cheng.
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