SpringerBriefs in Space Development

Fundamentals of Space Law and Policy

Authors: Tronchetti, Fabio

  • Addresses key space law and policy issues for the benefit of wider audiences that wish to acquaint themselves with the fundamentals of this field

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Presents and addresses key space law and policy issues for the benefit of wider informed audiences that wish to acquaint themselves with the fundamentals of the space law field. This brief analyzes in a concise manner the combined influence of space law and policy on international space activities. Read in conjunction with the other books in the Springer ‘Space Development’ series, it supports a broader understanding of the business, economics, engineering, legal, and procedural aspects of space activities. This book will also give the casual reader as well as experts in the field insight on present and future space law and policy trends, challenges and opportunities.

About the authors

Dr. Fabio Tronchetti is Associate Professor at the School of Law of the Harbin Institute of Technology, People’s Republic of China, since September 2009. Before that, he was Lecturer and Academic Coordinator at the International Institute for Air and Space Law, Leiden University, the Netherlands. He holds a PhD in International Space Law (Leiden University) and an Advanced LL.M (Masters of Law) in International Relations (Bologna University, Italy). He has participated as a speaker in several international space law conferences and has published several articles in the fields of space law and policy and European Law. He is the author of the book “The Exploitation of Natural Resources of the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies – A Proposal for a Legal Regime” (Martinus Nijhoff/Brill, 2009). He is Member of the International Institute of Space Law, and his main areas of research are space law, European union law, and public international law.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • The Legal Framework Regulating International Outer Space Activities

    Tronchetti, Fabio

    Pages 3-24

  • National Space Legislation

    Tronchetti, Fabio

    Pages 25-35

  • Global Administration of Outer Space

    Tronchetti, Fabio

    Pages 37-46

  • Dispute Settlement in Outer Space

    Tronchetti, Fabio

    Pages 47-57

  • Space Policy: The Political and Strategic Impact of Space Activities

    Tronchetti, Fabio

    Pages 61-66

Buy this book

eBook $34.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-7870-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $49.95
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-7869-0
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Fundamentals of Space Law and Policy
Authors
Series Title
SpringerBriefs in Space Development
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Fabio Tronchetti
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-7870-6
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-7870-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-7869-0
Series ISSN
2191-8171
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 107
Number of Illustrations and Tables
1 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
Topics