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CSU College of Law’s Space Law Certificate

CSU College of Law’s Global Space Law Center is now offering a Certificate in Space Law! The space industry has experienced a transformative expansion with the development of reusable spacecraft, space tourism, space resource extraction, and other novel uses of space. At the same time, questions regarding the militarization, international cooperation, and environmental issues in …

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LEO: It’s Out of This World!

On March 31, the National Science and Technology Council released its plan for National Low Earth Orbit Research and Development Strategy. This fourteen-page document outlines their policy objectives. 1. Advance groundbreaking science and technology. 2. Strengthen U.S. Government collaboration and partnerships. 3. Promote market opportunities, innovation, and sustainability. 4. Expand international cooperation. 5. Stimulate science, …

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Artemis Theory of Warfare Publication Explores Militarization in Space

Prof. Mark J. Sundahl’s article on The Artemis Theory of Warfare was recently published in the Brown Journal of World Affairs. This article delves deeply into the threat of rapid militarization in space, while exploring the real-time benefits and consequences of actions taken by governmental and private actors.  In the face of this militarization, Sundahl …

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Remote Sensing in a Privatized Future

This past January, SkyFi announced its system to procure high-resolution satellite images to members of the general public. Many of us have seen satellite images of our neighborhoods from Google Earth; however, this technology goes a step further to allow consumers to buy images from a specific place and timeframe. Allowing the general public to …

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The Global Space Law Center Kicks Off a New Academic Year

The Global Space Law Center’s 2022/23 academic year is off to an exciting start!  Here are some recent highlights and new developments: This semester’s online Space Law course has shattered records with over 50 students enrolling!  The GSLC website has been redesigned and now contains more information about some of the projects and initiatives that the Center has spearheaded or …

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Space as a Laboratory of Peace

The Global Space Law Center participated last week in C|M|LAW’s live-streamed Russia-Ukraine Conflict Panel Discussion. At the close of the panel, Prof. Mark J. Sundahl addresses the multiplicity of ways in which the conflict has touched space and encourages the international community to continue to use space as a “laboratory of peace” that has traditionally brought …

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GSLC Signs OSI Open Letter on ASAT Tests and Releases Statement

The Global Space Law Center has not always seen eye-to-eye with positions taken by the Outer Space Institute, but we stand shoulder-to-shoulder when it comes to the need to ban kinetic ASAT tests. The GSLC has therefore added its signature to OSI’s Open Letter on Kinetic ASAT Tests calling for a binding international agreement prohibiting such tests and applaud …

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