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Outer Space Law

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Relevant Treaties and U.S. Law

U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act

Otherwise known as the SPACE Act, this law is an attempt to spur private exploration of outer space.


Outer Space Treaty

Formally known as the Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies, the Outer Space Treaty provides the basic framework of international space law.

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