Outer Space in Society, Politics and Law
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Spaceflight is a rational undertaking, yet full of emotions. It is a dream of mankind and a multi-billion industry likewise. It is subject to a distinct branch of law – and moreover part of modern pop culture. In short: spaceflight is fascinating. “Outer Space in society, politics and law” is an inter-disciplinary approach to the understanding of modern space law. Technical, cultural and historical aspects lay the foundation for a sound comprehension why space law norms have been established and what they mean in practice. The reader will realize the impact space and spaceflight have on society – from Stonehenge to climate change. A new approach to presenting space law: comprehensive and illustrative.
“We live in a society absolutely dependent on science and technology and yet have cleverly arranged things so that almost no one understands science and technology. That's a clear prescription for disaster.”
Numerous experts offer the reader manifold insights comparison of technical and related legal aspects
Opens a new way of understanding space law
Also covering hot issues and future developments
Christian Brünner, Institute for Public Law, University of Graz, Graz, Austria
Alexander Soucek, ESA-ESRIN, Frascati, Italy
Aiming to raise awareness of the factors underlying evolving regulative norms of space law and what they mean in practice, this up-to-date handbook on the legal aspects of space activities also covers technical, cultural, historical and political issues.