Who Decides the Law in Space?

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Who Decides the Law in Space?


  Last updated March 6, 2018 at 4:37 pm


Space is not a free-for-all, there are rules and laws that need to be followed. But who decides those laws?

We asked Professor Steven Freeland from Western Sydney University, an expert in space law who works with the United Nations on the Outer Space Treaty and matters of legalities in space. From the guidelines of the Outer Space Treaty to the gaps that are starting to emerge as technology develops, Prof Freeland explains what is, and isn’t, legal in space.

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