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Three Star Space Position

May 5th, 2017|News|

In our world where things seemingly change as quickly as the wind blows, and indeed more changes are coming! This time, the changes are coming to the Air Force’s space enterprise in the form of a newly created position to help enhance the visibility [...]

2017 NASA Transition Authority Act

April 5th, 2017|News|

With a new President at the helm, things are quickly changing in Washington and those changes are reverberating across the nation, the globe and even into space. As key members of the administration and the media continue to focus on all the buzzwords that [...]

Strange Space Lawsuits

March 5th, 2017|News|

On January 13, 2012, the Quebec City courthouse heard a case brought by a man named Sylvio Langevin. Mr. Langevin filed not one, but several, lawsuits claiming to be the owner of the moon, planets Mercury, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus, as well as [...]

Open Season

February 5th, 2017|News|

While we have been focusing on our practices for the last couple of years, monumental changes have been made in the law. These changes will affect us; our clients will want to know about them, and we need to be ready. Until just over [...]

Politics and Space Law

January 5th, 2017|News|

Politics… Love it or hate it, politics is an important part of life and living in the days of the 24-hour news cycle has placed politics at the forefront of nearly everything. From water cooler conversations to dinner parties and everything in between, it [...]

Greatest Lawyers in the Galaxy

December 5th, 2016|News|

The NEW plaques have been released for the "Greatest Lawyers in the Galaxy." A hand picked group of attorneys have been selected to join the Intergalactic Bar Association and receive this recognition. Recognition as Greatest Lawyers in the Galaxy indicates that the lawyer has [...]

The Future of Space Law

November 5th, 2016|News|

Dreaming of exploring the wonders of space has long been part of the human condition. With space exploration never far from a scientist’s mind, post-World War II saw the creation of the first missile programs by the US and the Soviet Union. By 1957, [...]

6 Myths debunked About Space Law

October 1st, 2016|News|

International Space Laws were developed in the 1960’s as a way to govern human activities in space. Although air laws had been in place since as early as 1919, prior to the launch of Sputnik 1, Russia’s first satellite, little thought was given to [...]

8 Facts You Didn’t Know About Space Law

September 5th, 2016|News|

Did you know that there was a time when land owners owned the vertical space that extended from their property all the way up into space! With the advent of air travel, the laws had to change. Governments then decided that land owners would [...]

The Problem of Jurisdiction in Outer Space

August 5th, 2016|News|

Mankind has been exploring outer space since the late 1950s, which is to say about 60 years at the time of this writing. The Soviet Union launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, into orbit on October 4, 1957. Shortly thereafter, Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin because the [...]

Asteroid Mining—A Brief Introduction

July 5th, 2016|News|

As the world’s population continues to grow, vital minerals such as phosphorus, zinc, tin, gold, platinum, and lead will inevitably be exhausted on Earth due to overconsumption. In order to meet the future demand for these resources, it has been suggested that asteroids might be mined [...]

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