American Journal of Aerospace Engineering

Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2022

  • International Space Law: A Hindrance to Space Activities or a Resolute Action for Change

    Scott Michael Steele

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 1-13
    Received: Apr. 11, 2022
    Accepted: May 03, 2022
    Published: May 10, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajae.20220901.11
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    Abstract: Space has changed immensely in both the 20th and 21st centuries, but the law has not. The law governing space activities, is the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies resolution 2222 (OST). The OST creates international legal clarity in which ... Show More
  • Human Spaceflight: Regulations, Legal and Geopolitical Application Throughout the International Community and Commercial Actors

    Scott Michael Steele

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 1, June 2022
    Pages: 14-27
    Received: Apr. 11, 2022
    Accepted: Apr. 26, 2022
    Published: May 10, 2022
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ajae.20220901.12
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    Abstract: Human spaceflight without change to International Space Law will remain very much the same. The Outer Space Treaty, the Liability Convention and Rescue Agreement remain an essential element to all space activities. Luckily, the application of these treaties was considered to allow some form of the evolutionary process in their interpretation. This ... Show More