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Part VI Commercial Uses of Outer Space and International Law, 25 The Commercial Development of Space: the Need for New Treaties

From: Studies in International Space Law

Bin Cheng

From: Oxford Public International Law (http://opil.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 26 November 2022

Subject(s):
Outer space — Airspace — Spacecraft, satellites, and space objects — Peace treaties
Ten years and six days after man first reached outer space, the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies (the Space Treaty) entered into force on 10 October 1967.1 The intention of the United Nations, to which goes the credit of securing agreement on this treaty, was that it should establish a legal framework for man's exploration and use2 of outer space, a framework to be supplemented by subsequent agreements as man's exploration and use of outer space further...
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