Category: Outer Space Treaty

  • Embracing the Final Frontier: the Commercialization of Space

    Embracing the Final Frontier: the Commercialization of Space

    As a new generation of entrepreneurs has rekindled interest in outer space, the issue of private property has emerged as a central topic. The 1967 Outer Space Treaty, signed by over 100 nations, aimed to govern the nascent Space Age. While prohibiting weapons of mass destruction and claims of sovereignty over celestial bodies, the treaty…

  • The Outer Space Treaty: Safeguarding Peaceful Exploration and Use of Space

    The Outer Space Treaty: Safeguarding Peaceful Exploration and Use of Space

    The Outer Space Treaty, also known as the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies, is a significant multilateral agreement that forms the foundation of international space law. It was drafted and negotiated under the United Nations and came…