Volume 12 - 1984 - Number 1 & 2

Volume 12 - 1984 - Number 1 & 2

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Article [+]

Sune Danielsson, Examination of Proposals Relating to the Prevention of an Arms Race on Outer Space 1

Vladimir Kopal, Evolution of the Main Principles of Space Law in the Institutional Framework of the United Nations 12

Martin A. Rothblatt, Space Law and Practice in the 1980s and Beyond: A Practitioner's Perspective 26

James R. Myers, Federal Government Regulation of Commercial Operations Using Expendable Launch Vehicles 40


Events of Interest [+]

A. Past Events 52

Reports
Review of the Work Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (N. Jasentuliyana) 52

Military and Civilian Space Issues Before the First Session of the 98th Congress- A Legislative Report (Marcia S. Smith) 61

The 26th Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, Budapest, 10 -15 October, 1983 (I.H.Ph. Diederiks-Verschoor) 68

Report on Symposium on "Conditions Essential for Maintaining Outer Space for Peaceful Uses," The Hague, March 12-15, 1984 (Edward W. Ploman) 70

Short Accounts
Session on Policy, Strategy, Legal Aspects of Space, Colorado Springs, August 4, 1984 (Steven J. Sloboda) 74

Legal Symposium Panel on Space Telecommunications Issues, International Telecommunication Union Forum 83, Geneva, Oct. 18, 1984 (Martin A. Rothblatt) 74

Program on "Space Law and Practice," Association of American Law Schools, San Francisco, January, 5, 1984 (Stephen Gorove) 76

Toledo International Law Society Symposium on "Arms Control in Outer Space," February 18, 1984(Richard W. Edwards, Jr.) 77

Program on "Commercialization of Space: Incentives, Impediments, and Alternatives," American Society of International Law, Washington, D.C., April 11 -14, 1984 (Stephen Gorove) 77

Symposium on Military and Commercial Aspects of the Uses of Outer Space, May 9-10, Colorado Springs (William B. Wirin) 78

FBA Session on Government Contracts and Space Commercialization, New Orleans, Lousiana, May 11, 1984 (Chester D. Taylor) 79

Program on "Space Activities of Developing Nations: Overcoming the Barriers," International Centre, Vienna, June 14, 1984 (Stephen Gorove) 79

Other Events 80
Brief News 81

B. Forthcoming Events 81


Book Reviews/Notices [+]

Jan Azud, Vedecko-technicka revolucia, mierove spoluzitie a Medzinarodne pravo (Scientific and Technological Revolution, Peaceful Co-existence and International Law) (Vladimir Kopal) 82

George Gerbner and Marsha Siefert (eds.), World Communications: A Handbook 83

Nicolas Mateeso Matte, Areospace Law: Telecommunications Satellites 84

James D. Burke and April S. Whitt (eds.), Space Manufacturing 1983 85

Jeri W. Brown (ed.), Space Safety and Rescue 1979 -1981 85

Andrew Adleman and Peter M. Bainum (eds.), International Space Technical Applications 86


Recent Publications [+]

Books 87
Articles 87
Reports 89
Book Reviews/Notices 89
Official Publications 90
Miscellaneous 93


Current Documents [+]

I. Request for the Inclusion of a Supplementary Item in the Agenda of the Thirty-Eighth Session-Conclusion of a Treaty On the Prohibition of the Use of Force in Outer Space and From Space Against the Earth 98

II. Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly 37/89 (1983). International Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer space 102

III. Resolution Adopted by the General Assembly 37-90 (1983). Second United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space 105