Overview of the United States Space Policy and Law

  • Paul Stephen Dempsey
Part of the Space Regulations Library Series book series (SPRL, volume 5)


The United States has been a major participant in space exploration and use. Its policies have helped shape the development of international law on the subject. Its domestic laws also provide a framework for the use of space by the private sector.


Space Activity National Security Celestial Body International Space Station Outer Space 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.McGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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