Volume 18 - 1990 - Number 1 & 2

Volume 18 - 1990 - Number 1 & 2

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Article [+]

The United States Proposed Patent in Space Legislation - An International Perspective (G. Lafferanderie)…………1

Legal Regulation of Space Activities: Which Way Will It Advance Further? (V.S. Vereshchetin)………. 11

Interaction Between Space Technology and Space Law (Lubos Perek)………………. 19


Events of Interest [+]

A. Past Events 31

Reports
The Twenty-Seventh Session of the Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee of the United Nations Committee on The Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 26 February to 9 March 1990 (Shiego Iwai)…………………….. 31

The Legal Sub -Committee of COPUOS Achieves Progress in the Legal Dimension in Outer Space Activities (N. Jasentuliyana)……………. 35

Comments
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 (Miyuki Akiyama)……………. 39
Case Law.....41
Appalachian Insurance Co. v. McDonnele Douglas Corp……………. 41
Short Accounts......44
Report on the first Pan-American Space Conference, San Jose, Costa Rico, 13-16 March 1990 (Sylvia Ospina)…………………. 44
Leaving the Cradle: Human Exploration of Space in the 21st Century (Eilene Galloway)……………. 47
Space Commerce '90, Montreaux, Switerland, March 26 -29, 1990 (Stephen E. Doyle).............. 47
What Should the U. N. Do About Space Debris? (Katherine M. Gorove)… 49
AIAA Technical Committee on Legal Aspects of Aeronautics and Astronautics Meeting, May 3, 1990 (Stephen Gorove)………. 51
National Aerospace Plane: Congressional Developments …… 52
Other Events………….. 53
Brief News………………………54

B. Forthcoming Events 56


Book Reviews/Notices [+]

Environmental Aspects of Activities in Outer Space: State of the Law and Measure of Protection (Katherine M. Gorove)….. 58

The Proceedings if the Latin American Conference on International Air Transport and Activities in Outer
Space (Megumu Nakamura)…………… 60

Young, Dr. Andrew J., Law and Policy in the Space Stations' Era………63

Reynolds, Glenn H. & Merges, Robert P., Outer Space Problems Of Law and Policy………………. 63

Gump, David P., Space Enterprise Beyond NASA……… 64

Patterson, Gordon N., Priorities in Geolunar Space………………. 64

Menon, P.K., The United Nations' Efforts to Outlaw the Arms Race in Outer Space………………… 65

Gipson, Melinda, Glass, Jane, & Linden, Mary (Ed.), Space Station Directory and Program Guide - 1989 Edition…….. 66

1989 International Satellite Directory…………………. 66


Recent Publications [+]

Books…………………………. 67
Contributions to Books……………………67
Articles………………………………. 72
Reports…………………75
Notes/Comments…………………………75
Short Accounts……………………. 76
Book Reviews/Notices……………………………. 76
Official Publications…………………………….. 76
Miscellaneous………………………. 81


Current Documents [+]

I. 100th Cong., 2d Session, H.R. 1510 An Act to amend title 35, United States Code, and the National Aeronautics and Space Act of 1958, with respect to the use of inventions in outer space….86


II. 101st Cong., 1st Session, H. R. 2946 A Bill to amend title 35, United States Code, with respect to the use of inventions in outer space......89


III . International Institute of Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation, Standing Committee on the Status of International Agreements Relating to Activities in Oufer Space, Second Annual Report - October 1989............92