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Author Lachs, Manfred.

Title The law of outer space : an experience in contemporary law-making / by Manfred Lachs ; edited by Tanja Masson-Zwaan, Stephan Hobe
Published Leiden ; Boston : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 180 pages) : illustrations
Contents The new horizon of international law -- The new chapter of international law -- First stages of international co-operation -- The legal regime of outer space and celestial bodies -- The frontiers of outer space -- The legal situation of objects launched into outer space and of astronauts -- Assistance to astronauts, return of astronauts and space objects -- Space telecommunications -- Peaceful use-arms and armament -- Rights and obligations of states -- Responsibility -- The law-making process
Summary Manfred Lachs' famous treatise on the Law of Outer Space was originally published in 1972, yet it is still a classic and must-read text for space law students today. Issued on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the International Institute of Space Law, of which Lachs was President, this volume reproduces the original text of Lachs' work in full, with a new preface, introduction and index supplied by the editors
Notes "Re-issued on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the International Institute of Space Law."
Originally published: Leiden : Sijthoff, 1972
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 163-173) and index
Subject Space law.
Form Electronic book
Author Hobe, Stephan.
Masson-Zwaan, Tanja L.
Brill Academic Publishers.
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers.
ISBN 9004215786 (electronic bk.)
9789004215788 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Martinus Nijhoff Online