Volume 25 - 1997 - Number 1

Volume 25 - 1997 - Number 1

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Article [+]

Passage of Space Objects Through Foreign Airspace: International Custom? (Andrei D. Terekhov) 1

The Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space and its Effect on Environmental Protection (R.I.R. Abeyratne) 17

Events of Interest [+]

A. Past Events 29

Practitioners' Forum (Amine Laachani & Ranjani Srinivasan) 29
International Space Law at Punta del Este (Eduardo D. Gaggero) 31
Regulation of the Global Navigation Satellite System (Daphné Crowther) 34
U.N. General Assembly Agrees to Hold the UNISPACE III Conference and Adopts Declaration on Outer Space Benefits (Takemi Chiku) 38

Satellite Services Licensing in the European Union (Stéphan Le Gouëff) 40
Case Developments 45
Short Accounts 45
Space Debris in Focus at Darmstadt 45
Lessons from the Prevention of Air Accidents (I.H. Ph. DiederiksVerschoor) 45
Celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty (Ernst Fasan) 46
Assicurazione Generali's Recent Space Insurance Conference 50
Executive and Congressional Notes 51
International Developments 52
Other Events 54
Brief News 55

B. Forthcoming Events 58

Book Reviews/Notices [+]

Recent Trends in International Space Law and Policy, edited by V.S. Mani, S. Bhatt & V.B. Reddy (Lancers Books 1997), (Katherine M. Gorove) 60

The Never Ending Dispute: Delimitation of Air Space and Outer Space by Robert F.A. Goedhart (Ed. Frontieres 1996), (Katherine M. Gorove) 62

The Case for Mars IV: The International Exploration of Mars - Mission Strategy and Architectures; The Case for Mars IV: The International Exploration of Mars - Considerations for Sending Humans by Thomas
R. Meyer (Am. Astron. Soc'y Science and Tech. Ser., vols. 89 & 90, 1997) 63

International Aviation and Outer Space Law and Relations - Reflections on Future Trends by S. Bhatt (Asian Inst. of Transport Development, New Delhi 1996) 64

Recent Publications [+]

Books 65
Contributions to Books 65
Articles 66
Reports 67
Notes/Comments 68
Case Notes 68
Short Accounts 68
Book Reviews/Notices 68
Official Publications 69
Miscellaneous 71

Current Documents [+]

I. Declaration on International Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for the Benefit and in the Interest of All States, Taking into Particular Account the Needs of Developing Countries (UNGA res. 5 1/122). 76

II. International Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (UNGA res. 5 1/123). 79

III. Declaration of Punta del Este, Adopted by the Third Conference of the Americas, Punta del Este, Nov. 48, 1996. 87