Regulation of Space Activities in the Russian Federation

  • Sergey P. Malkov
  • Catherine Doldirina
Part of the Space Regulations Library Series book series (SPRL, volume 5)


Although the Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics (Soviet Union) was the first country in the world to launch an artificial earth satellite on October 4, 1957, as well as the first spacecraft with a man on board on April 12, 1961, there were no laws regulating space activities in the Soviet Union for a long time.


Space Activity Celestial Body Space Object International Space Station Space Flight 
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© Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saint-Petersburg State UniversitySaint PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.McGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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