ROSCOSMOS Virtual Conference on International Space Law: An Overview

On September 3, 2020, ROSCOSMOS held the first online conference on international space law. The Conference was dedicated to the international exchange of views on legal aspects of the exploration, production, and use of outer space resources. This blog article summarizes those views. Mr. Michael Gold, Acting Assistant Administrator for International and Inter-Agency Relations at …

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The Global Space Law Center Kicks Off the 2020/21 Academic Year

The Global Space Law Center is embarking on an exciting year of activity as we expand our Research Council, unveil our Space Law Research Guide, host a new webinar series, and launch a new year of the STARLAW Blog.  Vladimir Mandl: The First Book on Space Law Now Available Online The GSLC Space Law Research Guide is …

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Daria Chalupa JD ’20 Joins the Global Space Law Center Research Council

The Global Space Law Center has welcomed Daria Chalupa as the newest member of the GSLC Research Council. She has already begun work on the development of the fundamental principles to be adopted by the Moon Village Association to guide the establishment of the first permanent human settlement on the Moon. Ms. Chalupa’s biography, in her …

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The Buzz Generated from Swarm Technologies

Kristina Schiavone, GSLC Research Council Member — October 22, 2019 Sara Spangelo started Swarm Industries in 2016 with the idea of creating “a loose exoskeleton around the planet, allowing internet-connected devices, from tiny sensors to phones, to communicate with one another back on the ground.” The “loose exoskeleton” of satellites was dubbed the name SpaceBees. …

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Congratulations New Members of the GSLC Research Council!

Please join me in congratulating the 2019/20 members of the Global Space Law Center Research Council: Aimee Fanter, Jeffrey Murphy, Stephen Robison, and Kristina Schiavone.  The Global Space Law Center’s student-staffed Research Council provides critical research support for both international and domestic space law initiatives. The space industry has achieved extraordinary feats in recent years, but the industry …

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GSLC and Prof. Sundahl Featured Prominently in Media about Alleged “First Crime in Space”

The Global Space Law Center has been featured prominently in a number of recent print, radio, and television segments regarding the alleged “first crime in space” in reference to the investigations into astronaut Anne Mcclean’s use of the Internet on the ISS to access her ex-spouse’s bank account. In his comments to the media, the …

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The Global Space Law Center at NASA HQ

On September 5, Mark J. Sundahl, the director of the Global Space Law Center at Cleveland State University participated in the meeting of the Regulatory and Policy Committee of the NASA Advisory Committee. The topic at hand for this meeting was how to approach the challenging issue of natural resource extraction on the Moon and …

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As One Year Ends…A New Year Begins!

The Global Space Law Center at Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law has completed another year of groundbreaking work on the evolving law of outer space. The space industry is face-to-face with extraordinary developments, including the commercialization of the International Space Station, resource extraction on celestial bodies, suborbital space tourism, and more.  The Global …

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