Space Tourism

INTRODUCTION by Prof. Dr. Frans von der Dunk ‘Tourism’ is about leisure activities and/or visiting interesting sites – so what about ‘space tourism’? Indeed, one needs to distinguish fundamentally between various destinations in outer space, which also clarifies which operators are in the business and what (other) activities they have Read more…

Space Resources

INTRODUCTION by Prof. Tanja Masson-Zwaan In recent years the legal aspects of commercial space resource utilisation have been increasingly addressed by space lawyers. The debate is pushed by industry initiatives, an unclear international legal framework and the adoption of several national laws. Although the day may still be far off Read more…