Positive Space Law and Privatization of Outer Space: Fundamental Antinomies

  • George D. KyriakopoulosEmail author
Conference paper


Over the past few years, an intense debate on the development of private commercial activities in outer space has commenced. This discussion presupposes the existence of relevant intentions, the attraction of significant investment, and the development of the necessary technology, in order for planned private activities in outer space, such as space tourism or the exploitation of mineral resources from celestial bodies, to enjoy a promising future.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of LawNational and Kapodistrian University of AthensAthensGreece

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