Volume 19 - 1991 - Number 1 & 2

Volume 19- 1992 - Number 1

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Articles [+]

The 1986 Challenger Disaster: Legal Ramifications (Paul G. Dembling and Richard C. Walters)………………1

The Commercial Development of Space: The Need for New Treaties (Bin Cheng)……………..17


Events of Interest [+]

A. Past Events 45

Reports
Space Stations: Problems of Jurisdiction and Conflicts of Law (Stephen Gorove)…………45

The Twenty-Eighth 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 1991 (Ralph Chipman)…… 53

The Legal Sub -Committee of COPUOS Convenes its Thirtieth Session with Hope of Progress in the Codification Of Space Law (Yvonne Lodico)……………………………………………………..57

The Spaceplane and the Law (Tanja L. Masson-Zwaan)…………………………………………...60

Comments
Emerging Law of Outer Space - The Analogy of Maritime Salvage (Harry H. Almond, Jr.)………………67
Case Law......77
Transpace Carrieers, Inc. v. United States…………………….77
Short Accounts......77
Satellite Communications and the European Community (Katherine M. Gorove)……………………………77
The Moon and Mars Missions: Can International Law Meet the Challenge? (Katherine M. Gorove)…79
AIAA Technical Committee on Legal Aspects of Aeronautics And Astronautics TC Annual Meeting, May 2, 1990 (William D. English)………………….81
Other Events………………………………………83
Brief News…………………………………83

B. Forthcoming Events 86


Book Reviews/Notices [+]

Commercial Utilization of Space, An International Comparison of Framework Condidtions…………87

Johnson-Freese, Joan, Changing Patterns of International Cooperation in Space…….87

Sietzen, Frank Jr., World Guide to Commercial Launch Vehicles…………………………..88

NASA Thesaurus……. 88


Recent Publications [+]

Books………………………………………89
Contributions to Books…………….89
Articles……………………..90
Reports……………………………..91
Notes/Comments………...92
Short Accounts…………………..92
Book Reviews/Notices……………..92
Official Publications………………..93
Cases…………………………..96
Miscellaneous…………………96


Current Documents [+]

I. Senate Joint Resolution on the 1992 International Space Year…….100

II. President Bush's Policy Decision of March 8, 1990, on his Space Exploration Initiative of July 20, 1989……….101


Volume 19 - 1992 - Number 2

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Articles [+]

The Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space: A New Set of United Nations Principles? (Vladimir Kopal)……….103

The Moon and Mars Missions: Can International Law Meet the Challenge? (Carl Q. Christol)………….123


Events of Interest [+]

A. Past Events 137

Reports
Tasks and Legal Aspects of the German Space Agency, DARA (Mathias Spude and Birgitta Staudt)…….137

International Bar Association Discusses Space Law in Honk Kong, Sept. 20 - Oct. 4, 1991 (Phillip Dann)..142

International Colloquium on the Law of Outer Space, Montreal, Oct. 8-11, 1991 (Tanja L. Masson -Zwaan) 146

The Thirty-Fourth Session of COPUOS: An Appeal for Strengthening Space Law (Yvonne Lodico)…162

Comments
Current Status and Prospect for Space Insurance (Daniel E. Cassidy)……………………………….166
Space Insurance: European Perspectives (Kevin J. Madders)……………………………..171
The Omnibus Space Commercialization Act (Glenn H. Reynolds)……………………………...172
Case Note....173
Martin Marietta Corporation v. International TelecommunicationsSatellite Organization (INTELSAT)…….173
Short Accounts
The First Asian Conference on Air Transport and Space Activities, Taipei, Taiwan, May 25-30, 1991 (Frans G. von der Dunk)………..176
Air and Space Law and the Challenges of the XXIst Century (Dr. Donald H. Bunker)………………..179
Space Activities and Society (Margaret J. Gorove)…………….180
Symposium on the Changing Law of Outer Space (Dr. Eilene M.Galloway)……………… 181
Other Events……….182
Brief News………………………………183

B. Forthcoming Events 185


Book Reviews/Notices [+]

Gorove, Stephen, Developments in Space Law - Issues and Policies (V. S. Vereshchetin)………..187

Bockstiegel, Karl Heinz (ed.), Handbuch des Weltraumrechts (Stephan Hobe)…………….189


Recent Publications [+]

Books………………………………………………………192
Contributions to Books………………..............…………….193
Articles……………………………………………………..194
Reports…………………………………………………………..196
Notes/Comments………………………………………………..197
Cases………………………………………………………….197
Short Accounts…………………………………………………….197
Book Reviews/ Notices………………………………………………198
Official Publications……………………………….198
Miscellaneous………………………………………………………201
Corrigendum……………………………………………………..201


Current Documents [+]

OTA Report Brief, Exploring the Moon and Mars: Choices for the Nation….202