Course Number: LAW 6930 Credits: 1
This compressed course will provide an overview of core topics in the study of space law from both domestic and international law perspectives. Students will gain an understanding of legal theories underlying space law and their application in a growing commercial space market. Topics will include jurisdiction, liability, and insurance of space objects and astronauts; state regulation of commercial space activities (e.g. satellites, GPS); environmental space law and space resource utilization; and the law of armed conflict in outer space.