SOURCES OF SPACE TRAVEL LAW
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THE FIVE BASIC MULTILATERAL OUTER SPACE TREATIES
Outer Space Treaty
Treaty Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, Including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies Moscow, London & Washington, January 27, 1967.
Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects Launched into Space Moscow, London & Washington, April 22, 1968.
Convention on the International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects Moscow, London & Washington, March 29, 1972.
Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space New York, December 12, 1974.
Agreement Governing the Activities of States on the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies New York, December 12, 1974.
THE FOUR PRINCIPLES ADOPTED BY THE
UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Space Cooperation Declaration
Declaration on International Cooperation in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space for the Benefit and in the Interest of All States, Taking into Particular Account the Needs of Developing Countries, G.A. Res. 51/122, U.N. Doc. A/AC.105/572/Rev. 1 (1996).
Principles Governing the Use by States of Artificial Earth Satellites for International Direct Television Broadcasting, G.A. Res. 37/92, U.N. GAOR, 37th Sess., U.N. Doc. A/Res/37/92 (1982).
Remote Sensing Declaration
Principles Relating to Remote Sensing of the Earth from Outer Space, G.A. Res. 41/65, U.N. GAOR, 41st Sess., Supp. No. 21, at 115, U.N. Doc. A/Res/41/65 (1986).
Nuclear Power Declaration
Principles Relevant to the Use of Nuclear Power Sources in Outer Space, U.N. COPOUS 35th Sess., Agenda Item 8, U.N. Dec. A/AC.105/L.198 (1992).