Feature

Space policy documents and useful readings on regional and national space legislations


Regions
 
 
Regions
 

ASIA-PACIFIC

Articles

D. K.-W. CHEN, S. WAN
“Space Powers on the Rise: The Legal and Political Implications of the Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization”
ISU 13th Annual Symposium: “Space for a Safe and Secure World”, 18-20 February 2009.

H. ZHAO
“Current Legal Status and Recent Developments of APSCO and its Relevance to Pacific Rim Space Law and Activities”
Journal of space Law, Vol. 35, N. 2, 2009.

H. ZHAO
“Asia-Pacific Space Cooperation Organization Convention”
In “Proceedings of the 50th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space”, 2007.

EUROPE

Documents

European Space Policy documents

Books

C. BRUNNER, E. WALTER (eds.)
“Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”
Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Boehlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

"Legal Aspects of Cooperation between the European Space Agency and Central and Eastern European Countries"
Proceedings of the International Colloquium Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic, 11-12 September 1997.
ESA/ECSL Publications, 1998

Articles

A. BURZYKOWSKA
“Transnational Satellite Technology Transfers – European Case Studies”
Air and Space Law, Vol. 32, Issue 2, pp. 121-139.

F. von der DUNK
“A European “Equivalent” to United States Export Controls: European Law on the Control of International Trade in Dual-Use Space Technologies”
Astropolitics, N. 7, 2009, pp.101-34.

F. von der DUNK
“National Space Legislation: What Could the European Approach Be?”
“Proceedings of the 14th ECSL Summer Course on Space Law and Policy”, 2006, pp. 25-34.

F. von der DUNK
“Recent Developments and Status of National Space Legislation”
In “Proceedings of the Project 2001 Plus-Workshop: Towards a Harmonized Approach for National Space Legislation in Europe, Berlin, Germany, 29-30 January 2004”, Cologne, 2004, pp. 61-70.

M. GERHARD
“The State of the Art and Recent Trends in the Development of National Space Law”
In C. BRÜNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

S. HOBE, J. CLOPPENBURG
“Financial Contributions of Participating States to Optional Programmes of the European Space Agency (ESA) - the Example of the GalileoSat Programme”
ZLW, Year 2003, Issue 3.

V. IAVICOLI
“Il sistema di finanziamento dell’Agenzia Spaziale Europea (ESA)”
La Comunità Internazionale, n. 1, 1996, pp. 97-119.

G. LAFFERRANDERIE, P. H. TUINDER
“The role of ESA in the evolution of space law”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 22, Issues 1-2, 1994, p. 97.

B. Le BAUT-FERRARESE
“Droit spatial européen, chronique de l’Union Européenne”
Revue française de droit aérien, Vol. 246, N. 2, 2008, pp. 163-178.

I. MARBOE
“National Space Legislation: a European Perspective”
In C. BRÜNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

S. MARCHISIO
“Potential European Space Policy and its Impact on National Space Legislation”
In “Proceedings of the Project 2001 Plus-Workshop: Towards a Harmonized Approach for National Space Legislation in Europe, Berlin, Germany, 29-30 January 2004”,

J. H. MEY, J. NEUMANN
“National Space Legislation in Europe – Issues of Authorisation in the Light of Developments in European Space Cooperation”
In “Proceedings of the ECSL Practitioners’ Forum 2008”, ESA Headquarters, Paris, 15 December 2008.

M. SANCHEZ ARANZAMENDI
"Economic and Policy Aspects of Space Regulations in Europe. Part 1: The Case of National Space Legislation – Finding the Way Between Common and Coordinated Action"
ESPI Report N 21, 2009

LATIN-AMERICA

C. JIMÉNEZ-MONROY
“The Legal Implementation of Space Cooperation in Latin America: A Proposal for a Three - Phase Plan”
ZLW, Year 2010, Issue 3.


 
 
States
 

ARGENTINA

Documents

List of Argentina’s National Space Plans

Articles

J. M. FARAMINAN JILBERT
“Argentine”
In S. COURTEIX (ed.), «Le Cadre Institutionnel des Activités Spatiales des États»
A. Pédone, Paris, 1997, pp. 332-348.

AUSTRALIA

Articles

M. DAVIS
“Australia’s Space Policies and Institutions”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: "United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

M. DAVIS
“The Regulation of the Australian Space Launch Industry”
ZLW, Year 2000, Issue 1.

F. von der DUNK
“Launching from “Down Under”: The New Australian Space Activities Act of 1998”
“Proceedings of the Forty-Third Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space”, 2001, pp. 132-41.

S. FREELAND
“Difficulties of Implementing National Space Legislation exemplified by the Australian Approach”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL(eds.) , “Project 2001 Plus - Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century” , Köln-Berlin-München, 2006.

AUSTRIA

Books

B. P. BESSER
“Austria’s History in Space”
ESA Publications Division, 2004.

Articles

E. WALTER “The Constitutional Basis for an Austrian Space Law”
In C. BRÜNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

AZERBAIJAN

Articles

A. FAZILOV
“Forming of the National Space Law of Azerbaijan”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/ Islamic Republic of Iran Workshop on Space Law: Role of international space law in the development and strengthening of international and regional cooperation in the peaceful exploration and use of outer space, Tehran, 8-11 November 2009”, United Nations, 2010.

BELGIUM

Articles

J.F. MAYENCE
“Implementing the United Nations Outer Space Treaties - The Belgian Space Act in the Making”
In “Proceedings of the 47th Colloquium on the Law of Outer space”, Vol. 47, pp. 134-138.

BRAZIL

Articles

O. de O. BITTENCOURT NETO
“Private Launch Activities on Brazilian Territory: Current Legal Framework”
ZLW, Year 2009, Issue 3.

A. B. CARLEIAL
“O Brasil no espago cósmico - Uma proposta de modernização”
(Brazil in outer space - A project of modernization)
Ciência Hoje, Vol. 14, n. 84, September 1992, p. 30.

F. von der DUNK
“Launching Alcantara into the global space economy – The 2001 Brazilian national space law”
Revista Brasileira de Direito Aeroespacial, N. 86, June 2003, pp. 23-9.

J. MONSERRAT FILHO
“Brazilian launch licensing and authorizing regimes”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/International Institute of Air and Space Law Workshop: Capacity building in space law, The Hague, 18-21 November 2002”, United Nations, 2003, p. 158.

J. M. FILHO
“The new Brazilian Space Agency: a political and legal analysis”
Space Policy, Volume 11, Issue 2, May 1995, pp. 121-130.

CANADA

Documents

2010-2011 Estimates – Report on Plans and Priorities
Canadian Space Agency (CSA), 2010.

Departmental Performance Report 2009-2010
Canadian Space Agency (CSA), 2010.

The Canadian Space Strategy (approved by the Government of Canada in 2005)
Canadian SpaceAgency (CSA), 2006.

Articles

R. JAKHU
“Regulation of Space Activities in Canada”
In “Proceedings of the Forty-eight Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, Fukuoka, Japan, 17-21 October 2005”, Vol. 48, 2006, pp. 267-281.

B. LEGENDRE
“Recent Developments at the Canadian Space Agency”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Volume XXVI, 2001.

B. MANN
“Current Status and Recent Developments in Canada's National Space Law and its Relevance to Pacific Rim Space Law and Activities”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 35, N. 2, 2009.

CHINA

Documents

“China Space Activities in 2006”
White Paper of 12 October 2006

“China Space Activities”
White Paper of 15 December 2003

Articles

J. LI
“Progressing Towards New National Space Law: Current Status and Recent Developments in Chinese Space Law and its Relevance to Pacific Rim Space Law and Activities”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 35, N. 2, 2009.

S. LI
“The Role of International Law in Chinese Space Law and Its Relevance to Pacific Rim Space Law and Activities”
Journal of Space Law, Volume 35, Winter 2009, Number 2.

X. LIU, X. WANG
“The first administrative regulation on space activities in China”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/International Institute of Air and Space Law Workshop: Capacity building in space law, The Hague, 18-21 November 2002”, United Nations, 2003, p. 167.

S. U. REIF
“Space Law in the People’s Republic of China – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government: Outer Space Ordinance (last amended 55 to 1999 s. 3)”
ZLW, Year 2002, Issue 1.

Y. QI
“A Study of Aerospace Legislation of China”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 33, 2007, p. 405.

H. ZHAO
“The Status Quo and the Future of Chinese Space Legislation”
ZLW, Year 2009, Issue 1.

Y. ZHAO
“National Space Legislation, with Reference to China’s Practice”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Volume XXXII, 2007.

Other useful readings

R. HANDBERG, Z. LI
“Chinese space policy”
Routledge, 2006.

B. HARVEY
“China's Space Program:- From Conception to Manned Spaceflight”
Springer Praxis, 2004.

J. KINGWELL
“The rise of the Asian space dragon”
Space Policy,Vol. 10, Issue 3, 1994. pp. 185-186.

W. YIN
“China’s Space Policy”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: "United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

CZECH REPUBLIC

Articles

M. HOFMANN
“Space Policy and Law in the Czech Republic”
In C. BRÜNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

FRANCE

Documents

Rapport sur le projet de loi, adopté par l’Assemblée national, autorisant l’approbation de l’accord entre le Gouvernement de la République française et l’Agence spatiale européenne relatif au Centre spatial guyanais.

Articles

P. ACHILLEAS
“French Space Legislation Development: the New French Legislation on Satellite Frequencies Assignments”
In “Proceedings of the Forty-seventh Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, Vancouver, Canada, 4-8 October 2004”, Vol. 47, 2005 pp. 130-133.

M. COUSTON
«La loi française sur les opérations spatiales» (The French law on space activities)
ZLW, Year 2009, Issue 2.

A.KERREST
“La responsabilité des États du fait des activités spatiales nationales: Quel environnement juridique pour les activités spatiales en France ?”
Ministère de la Recherche Paris, 2003.

R. OOSTERLINK
“The Evolution of the Temporary Presence Exception to Patent Infringement in relation to Space Applications and the French Space Act”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Vol. XXXVI, 2009.

L. RAPP
“When France Puts Its Own Stamp on the Space Law Landscape: Comments on Act no. 2008-518 of 3 June 2008 Relative to Space Operations”
Air and Space Law, Vol. 34, Issue 2, 2009, pp. 87 103.

Other useful readings

L. NARDON
“Où va le programme spatial français ?”
Politique Érangère, Vol. 2, 2007.

GERMANY

Documents

New German Space Strategy (adopted by the German Federal Government on 30 November 2010)

Articles

I. BAUMANN
“Die Novellierung des Telekommunikationsgesetzes – Auswirkungen auf die Satellitenkommunikation“ (The Implications of the New Telecommunication Law to Satellite Communication in Germany)
ZLW, Year 2003, Issue 4.

I. BAUMANN, M. GERHARD
“Neuregelung des Verfahrens zur Anmeldung von Satellitensystemen bei der ITU und zur Übertragung deutscher Orbit- und Frequenznutzungsrechte“ (New Satellite Communications Regulations in Germany)
ZLW, Year 2006, Issue 1.

H. ERSFELD
“Elaboration of a German National Space Law: Proposals on Behalf of the Space Industry”
ZLW, Year 2010, Issue 2.

M. GERHARD, M. KROYMANN, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD
“Ein Gesetz für die Raumfahrt: Das neue Satellitendatensicherheitsgesetz“ (The New German Act on Safeguarding Security Aspects in the Distribution of Satellite Remote Sensing Data)
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 1.

E. WINS-SEEMANN
“Das Satellitendatensicherheitsgesetz aus industrieller Sicht - Angemessener Rahmen für die kommerzielle Nutzung von weltraumgestützten Fernerkundungssystemen?“ (The New German Act on Safeguarding Security Aspects in the Distribution of Satellite Remote Sensing Data: Industrial Aspects)
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 1.

HUNGARY

Articles

E. PATKÓS
“Space Policy and Law in Hungary: Pathways into the European space Community from Central Europe”
In C. BRÜNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

INDIA

Articles

C. JAYARAJ
“India’s Space Policy and Institutions”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: "United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

V.S. MANI
“Space Policy and Law in India and its Relevance to the Pacific Rim”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 35, N. 2, 2009.

S. NARANG
“Commercialization and Privatization of Indian Space Activities: Need for a Regulatory Framework”
The GNLU Law Review, Vol. 1, N. 2, 2009, pp. 82-100.

INDONESIA

Articles

I.B. N. SUPANCANA, S. MULYODRONO
“Indonesian Space Policies and Institutions”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: "United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

ITALY

Documents

“Documento di visione strategica 2010-2020”
Italian Space Agency (ASI), 2010.

Articles

G. CATALANO SGROSSO
“Report on Changes in Space Law in Italy: Proposal of a Draft Legislation”
In “Proceedings of the Forty-seventh Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, Vancouver, Canada, 4-8 October 2004”, Vol. 47, 2005 pp. 117-129.

O. FERRAJOLO
“San Marco – Malindi. La base spaziale italiana in Kenia”
Rivista di diritto internazionale, 1995, pp. 907-939.

S. MARCHISIO
“The 1983 Italian Law N. 23 on the Compensation for Damage Caused by Space Objects”
ZLW, N. 2, 2005, pp. 261-270.

S. MARCHISIO
“Italian Space Legislation Between International Obligations and EU Law”
In “Proceedings of the Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space”, Vancouver, 2004.

V. MARIANI
“L’Italia e le attività spaziali: considerazioni sull’opportunità di una legge spaziale italiana”
Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana fondata da Giovanni Treccani, Italy, 2010.

JAPAN

Documents

“Basic Plan for Space Policy”
Secretariat of Strategic Headquarters for Space Policy, Government of Japan, 2009.

Articles

M. AKIYAMA
“Activities of the National Space Development Agency of Japan in the Field of Exploration and Use of Outer Space with a Focus on International and Legal Areas”
18 Journal of Space Law 39, 1990.

S. AOKI
“Current Status and Recent Developments in Japan’s National Space Law and Its Relevance to Pacific Rim Space Law and Activities”
Journal of Space Law, Volume 35, Winter 2009, Number 2.

S. AOKI
“Introduction to the Japanese Basic Space Law of 2008”
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 4.

C. KAWAMOTO
“Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

H. NOBUAKI
“Briefing Memo: Establishment of the Basic Space Law – Japan’s Space Security Policy”
The National Institute for Defense Studies News, Japan, 2008.

M. SAWAKO
“Transformation of Japanese Space Policy: From the “Peaceful Use of space” to “the Basic Law on Space”
The Asia-Pacific Journal, Vol. 44-1-09, N. 2, 2009.

K. SUZUKI
“Transforming Japan's Space Policy-making”
University of Tsukuba, Japan, 2007.

K. SUZUKI
"Administrative Reforms and Policy Logics of Japanese Space Policy"
Space Policy, vol.21 no.1, 2005, pp.11-19.

KAZAKHSTAN

Articles

G. OMAROVA
“Perspectives for National Space Legislation in Kazakhstan”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL(eds.) , “Project 2001 Plus - Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century” , Köln-Berlin-München, 2006.

MALAYSIA

M. OTHMAN
“The National Space Programme of Malaysia”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

The NETHERLANDS

Articles

F. von der DUNK
“Implementing the United Nations Outer Space Treaties – The Case of the Netherlands”
In “Proceedings of the Forty-Seventh Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space”, 2005, pp. 139-45.

F. von der DUNK
“Plans for national space legislation in the Netherlands”
In “Proceedings of the Project 2001 Workshop on National Space Legislation: Needs and Prospects for National Space Legislation”, 2001, pp. 111-5.

NIGERIA

Articles

T. BRISIBE
“Law and Regulation of Actvities Related to Outer Space in Nigeria”
ZLW, Year 2006, Issue 4.

NORWAY

Articles

F. von der DUNK, A. NIKOLAISEN
”Vikings First in National Space Law: Other Europeans to Follow – The Continuing Story of National Implementation of International Responsibility And Liability”
In “Proceedings of the Forty-Fourth Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space”, 2002, pp. 111-21.

F. von der DUNK
“The Legal Basis for National Space Legislation – With Special Reference to the Old/New Norwegian Act on Launching Objects from Norwegian Territory into Outer Space”
In K.-H. BOCKSTIEGEL (ed.), “Project 2001 – Legal Framework for the Commercial Use of Outer Space”, Carl Heymans Verlag, Cologne, 2002, pp. 575-8.

POLAND

Articles

“Institutional and Legal Framework of Poland’s Space Activities”
In C. BRÜNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Articles

D. H. KIM
“Space Law in Korea: Existing Regulations and Future Tasks”
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 4.

S.-M. RHEE
“Current Status and Recent Developments in Korea's National Space Laws”
Journal of space Law, Vol. 35, N. 2, 2009.

Other useful readings

J.-B. CHOI
“Space Activities in Korea”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

ROMANIA

Articles

M.-I. PISO, A.-L. RACHERU, I. SIMION
“Space Programme in Romania: Sharing between National and International Activities”
IAC‐08‐E3.1.10.

D. HASEGAN
“The integration of the Romanian space activities in the European Research Area”
Ad Astra – Young Romanian Scientists’ Journal , Vol. 2, N. 2, 2003.

Useful links

ESA website on Rumania

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

Documents

Federal Space Program of the Russian Federation for 2006-2015 – Major provisions Government Resolution n. 635 of 22 October 2005
(See ROSCOSMOS website at the section “Space Program”)

Articles

F. von der DUNK
“Two New National Space Laws: Russia and South Africa”
In Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, 1996, pp. 251-61.

A. FASSAKHOVA
“Russian space legislation”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/International Institute of Air and Space Law Workshop: Capacity building in space law, The Hague, 18-21 November 2002”, United Nations, 2003, p. 192.

M. GERHARD, D. MARENKOV
“Zur Lizenzierung von Weltraumaktivitäten in Russland“ (Licensing of Space Activities in Russia)
ZLW, Year 2007, Issue 2.

D. MARENKOV
“New Legal Framework for Foreign Investment in the Russian Aviation and Space Industry”
ZLW, Year 2010, Issue 1.

D. MARENKOV
“Zum Russischen Weltraumgesetz in seiner aktualisierten Fassung vom 2. Februar 2006“ (The Amended Version of the Russian Space Act as of February 2, 2006)
ZLW, Year 2007, Issue 1.

D. PAYSON
“Institutional Design for the National Implementation of Space Activities in the Russian Federation”
ZLW, Year 2008, Issue 3.

F. TESSELKIN, D. MARENKOV
“Änderungen im Gesetz der Russischen Föderation über Weltraumaktivitäten vom 20. August 1993” (Amendmends to the Law of the Russian Federation on Space Activities of August 20, 1993)
ZLW, Year 2002, Issue 1.

SOUTH AFRICA

Documents

South Africa National Space Policy
Department of Trade and Industry, Government of South Africa, 2009.

Articles

F. von der DUNK
“Two New National Space Laws: Russia and South Africa”
In “Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space”, 1996, pp. 251-61.

F. von der DUNK
“South Africa in Space: the New Space Affairs Act of 1993”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 23, 1995, pp. 195-7.

SWEDEN

Documents

The Swedish National Space Board’s long-term strategy – focused on 2011-2015

Articles

N. HEDMAN
“Swedish Legislation on Space Activities”
In C. BRUNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

F. von der DUNK
“The Swedish and British Space Acts and Private Commercial Enterprise under Public International Law”
Proceedings of the Conferencia Espacial de las Americas, 1991, 336-42.

THAILAND

Articles

N. CHITASOMBAT
“Thailand’s Space Policies and Legislation”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

TURKEY

Articles

T. OZALP
“Space as a strategic vision for Turkey and its people”
Space Policy, Vol. 25, Issue 4, 2009, pp. 224-235.

UKRAINE

Articles

F. von der DUNK, S. A. NEGODA
“Ukrainian national space law from an international perspective”
Space Policy, Volume 18, 2002, pp. 15-23.

M. GERHARD
“The Law of Ukraine on Space Activities”
ZLW, Year 2002, Issue 1.

UNITED KINGDOM

Documents

“UK in space 2010” (annual report)
UK Space Agency, 2010.

List of UK Space Agency’s annual reports

“UK Civil Space Strategy 2008-2012 and beyond”
The British National Space Centre, 2008.

Articles

T. BALLARD
“United Kingdom Outer Space Act”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/International Institute of Air and Space Law Workshop: Capacity building in space law, The Hague, 18-21 November 2002”, United Nations, 2003, p. 206.

P. DANN
“Law and Regulation of Satellite Communications in the United Kingdom”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 20, 1992, p. 1.

F. von der DUNK
“The Swedish and British Space Acts and Private Commercial Enterprise under Public International Law”
Memoria, Conferencia Espacial de las Americas, 1991, 336-42.

UNITED STATES

Documents

“Seeking a Human Spaceflight Programme Worthy of a Great Nation”
Final Report (“Augustine Report”) of the U.S. Human Spaceflight Plans Committee (1 June 2009)

Articles

P. G. DEMBLING
“The National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958: Revisited”
Journal of Space Law, Vol. 34, N. 2, 2008.

P. S. DEMPSEY
“The Evolution of US Space Policy”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Volume XXXIII, 2008.

F. von der DUNK
“Launching Activities and the Creation of Domestic Space Law: the Example of US Launching Regulations”
In “ECSL Space Law and Policy Summer Course: Basic Materials”, 1995, pp. 245-55.

S. GOROVE
“The growth of domestic space law: a U.S. example” Journal of Space Law, Volume 2, 1990, p. 99.

J. HODGKINS
“U.S. Commercial Space Transportation Act”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/International Institute of Air and Space Law Workshop: Capacity building in space law, The Hague, 18-21 November 2002”, United Nations, 2003, p.

V. KAISER
“An achievement of domestic space law: US legislation of private commercial launch services”
Annals of Air and Space Law, Vol. 16, 1991, p. 341.

J. A. MANNER
“President Bush's 1990 policy on the commercial space launch industry: a thorn in economic and political reform in the former Soviet Union: a proposal for change”
Journal of Air Law & Commerce, Vol. 58, n. 4, 1993, p. 981.

A. PIERA
“Intellectual Property in Space Activities. An Analysis of the United States Patent Regime”
Air and Space Law, Volume 29, Issue 1, 2004, pp. 42-58.

P. A. SALIN
“US Commercial Space Legislation and Policies, Present and Future”
Air and Space Law, Volume 28, Issue 4/5, pp. 196-113.

E. J. STEPTOE
“United States National Aeronautics and Space Act Origins, Scope and Application”
In “Proceedings of the United Nations/Republic of Korea Workshop on Space Law: United Nations treaties on outer space: actions at the national level, Daejeon, Republic of Korea, 3-6 November 2003”, United Nations, 2004.

Other useful readings

W. von KRIES
“The U.S. Commercial Remote Sensing Policy of April 28, 2003: Some Comments”
ZLW, Year 2003, Issue 4.

G. ROBINSON
“The 2010 United States National Space Policy: New Emphasis on
“Trust but Verify” Will be Required of All Participants”
ZLW, Year 2010, Issue 4.

G. ROBINSON
“The U.S. National Space Policy: Pushing the Limits of Space Treaties?”
ZLW, Year 2007, Issue 1.

URUGUAY

Articles

E. D. GAGGERO
“Valoración económica de las actividades espaciales”
Proceeding of the Ciclo de Seminarios “Los ámbitos de la Defensa Nacional. Aportes para un debate”, Montevideo, 2005.

M. GAGGERO
“Present status of Space Law, institutions, policy and education in Uruguay”
Workshop on "Capacity building in Space Law", The Hague, The Netherlands, November 2002.
 
 
Readings on national space legislations from a general perspective
 
Books

S. COURTEIX (ed.)
“Le Cadre Institutionnel des Activités Spatiales des États” Pédone, Paris, 1997

J. HERMIDA
“Legal Basis for a National Space Legislation”
Springer, Space Regulations Library Series, Vol. 3, 2004.

S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL (eds.)
“Project 2001 Plus’ - Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century”
Carl Heymanns Verlag, Köln Germany, 2006, pp. 65-92.

R. S. JAKHU
“National Regulation of Space Activities”
Springer, Space Regulations Library Series, Vol. 5, 2010.

Articles

M. BOURÉLY
«Quelques réflexions au sujet des legislations spatiales nationales»
Annals of Air and Space Law, Vol. XVI, 1991, p. 245.

F. von der DUNK
“Current and Future Development of National Space Law and Policy”
In “Proceedings of the United Nation/Brazil Workshop on Space Law: Disseminating and Developing International and National Space Law: The Latin America and Caribbean Perspective”, 2005, pp. 25-51.

F. von der DUNK
“National Space Legislation: Dealing with Private Space Activities”
In “Proceedings of the International Symposium on Advancement of Aerospace Education and Collaborative Research in the 21st Century”, 2004, pp. 371-87.

F. von der DUNK
“International obligations for national space law – an inventory”
In “Proceedings of the Project 2001 Workshop on National Space Legislation: Needs and Prospects for National Space Legislation”, 2001, pp. 17-24.

S. FREELAND
“Difficulties of Implementing National Space Legislation Exemplified by the Australian Approach”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL (eds.)
“Project 2001 Plus’ - Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century”, Carl Heymanns Verlag, Köln Germany, 2006, pp. 65-92.

M. GERHARD
“The State of the Art and Recent Trends in the Development of National Space Law”
C. BRUNNER, E. WALTER (eds.), “Nationales Weltraumrecht – National Space Legislation: Development in Europe. Chllenges for small countries”, Studien zu Politik und Verwaltung, Vol. 91, Böhlau Verlag, Wien - Köln - Graz 2008.

M. GERHARD, K. MOLL
“Perspectives for more National Space Legislation: Introduction by Rapporteurs”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL(eds.) , “Project 2001 Plus - Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century” , Köln-Berlin-München, 2006.

A. KERREST
“Status of the Implementation of National Space Legislation and the Results of the Project 2001 Plus Working Group”
In S. HOBE, B. SCHMIDT-TEDD, K.-U. SCHROGL(eds.) , “Project 2001 Plus - Global and European Challenges for Air and Space Law at the Edge of the 21st Century” , Köln-Berlin-München, 2006.
 
 
Other useful readings
 
“Profiles of Government Space Programs: Analysis of 60 Countries & Agencies”
Euroconsult, 2009.

“Government Space Programs Worldwide Survey: The Age of Cooperation”
Euroconsult, 1999.

G. V. d’ANGELO
“Aerospace Agencies & Organizations: A Guide for Business and Government”
Quorum Books, 1994.

C. MATHIEU
“Assessing Russia’s space cooperation with China and India: Opportunities and challenges for Europe”
Acta Astronautica, Vol. 63, Issues 3-4, 2010, pp. 355-361.
 
 
 
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