New Publication: ‘A Guide to Space Law Terms’


Space Law Terms

From the George Washington University website here

“Space Policy Institute and Secure World Foundation Release ‘A Guide to Space Law Terms’

January 31, 2013

The Space Policy Institute and the Secure World Foundation have released a guide to words, terms, and phrases commonly used in space law. Edited by SPI Professor Henry Hertzfeld, this accurate and usable guide is an important initial step to clarifying the language used in space law for the benefit of students and professionals alike. All readers are invited to comment and suggest both
corrections and revisions to these definitions as well as additional words, terms and phrases to be included in future editions.”

»Full Electronic Copy Available Here

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Dr Jill Stuart is an academic based at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is an expert in the politics, ethics and law of outer space exploration and exploitation. She is a frequent presence in the global media (print, radio, television, documentary) and regularly gives lectures around the world. From 2013-2017 she was Editor in Chief of the Elsevier journal Space Policy where she remains on the Editorial Board. She is also on the Board of Advisors of METI International, conducting scientific research into messaging potential extraterrestrial intelligence. She is one of an elite number of people to be endorsed by the UK Home Office as an Exceptional Talent Migrant/ World Leader in her Field. In 2015 she was awarded the prestigious Margaret Mead Award Lecture by the British Science Association in recognition of her cutting edge research. She is trained in both domestic and international mediation and has done consultancy work for the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice. She has a sub-specialism in women, peace and security and gender based violence. She is a Trustee of Luton All Women’s Centre.


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