SGAC Is Recruiting for Members to Help Develop an Informational Movie on Space Law – Apply Today!

26 July, 2010

Together with the Space and Telecom Law L.L.M. Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), SGAC is creating an informative movie on space law. The best minds in the field of space law will be collaborating towards creating this informative video for showing to incoming UNL law students and for SGAC educational purposes.

SGAC Is Recruiting for Members to Help Develop an Informational Movie on Space Law – Apply Today!

26 July, 2010

Together with the Space and Telecom Law L.L.M. Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), SGAC is creating an informative movie on space law. The best minds in the field of space law will be collaborating towards creating this informative video for showing to incoming UNL law students and for SGAC educational purposes.

To do this, SGAC needs help from members with any experience in video production, editing, graphics, and other applicable experiences. SGAC members with space law expertise are also asked to provide suggestions and support.

All those interested should send an introduction email explaining your relevant skills to the project with a CV to project lead, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., as soon as possible.

For more information on the video topics where research help may be needed, see here:

  • Delimitation of space, ownership rights, custom of peaceful passage (Soviets Lunch first artificial satellite - Sputnik in 1957)
  • Value of human exploration vs. robotic
  • Jurisdiction and control (Gagarin - first man in space)
  • Non-military use of space, commercialisation; first proto-commercial communications satellite; up until this time, space activities were related to military applications; it was a starting point for private enterprise (Intelsat I (nicknamed "Early Bird"))
  • Space Law/magna carta for space (the Outer Space Treaty)
  • Property rights on Celestial Bodies (Armstrong stepped on the Moon)
  • The potential of satellites for telecom (Arthur Clarke), navigation, remote sensing, space stations (Intersputnik - first time a group of states undertook space activities as a group; legally speaking, it was an effort to pull their resources into a conglomerate for specific purposes and objectives)
  • 1st remote sensing satellite, so how about intellectual property rights, rights of access to data on your own territory and privacy (Landsat 1 (originally named Earth Resources Technology Satellite 1))
  • Role of space agencies and across the border approach (ESA)
  • Reusable concept for orbital transportation; legal issues regarding reusability, i.e. flight safety; drafting of procedures (Space Shuttle)
  • Jurisdiction of the launching state, devise of new rules to deal with controversies between the partners; orbital tourism (Dennis Tito, Richard Garriott, etc.) (International Space Shuttle)
  • Responsibility for transmitted signal, etc. (open GPS & GLONASS)
  • Commercialization of space (X-Prize (space craft developed and financed by private enterprise; involved the promotion of private enterprise in R & D))
  • Weaponisation of space, space debris, etc. (Chinese ASAT test)
  • International responsibility, space traffic management (Cosmos-Iridium collision)
  • Obama's space policy
  • Entry of countries like China, India and Brazil into the spacescape
  • Formation of SGAC and importance of NGOs

 


© 2006-2018   Space Generation Advisory Council  |  info@spacegeneration.org