Problems in Establishing a Legal Boundary between Air Space and Space

  • Welf Heinrich
Conference paper


The problems with which we are faced today resemble in some respect those which arose at the turn of the century, when powered flight seemed to be a real possibility for the first time. At that time, man’s practical experience of aviation was confined to balloon flights, and so the problem of the consequences resulting from the realization of such aeronautical ambitions was largely a theoretical one.


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  1. 1.
    Welf Heinrich Prince of Hanover, Luftrecht und Weltraum (Air Law and Space). Doctor Dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Law and Political Science at the George August University of Göttingen, 1953.Google Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1959

Authors and Affiliations

  • Welf Heinrich
    • 1
  1. 1.Frankfurt a. M.Germany

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