Who owns space?

Space, America, Moon

Flags symbolize a claim to ownership. But that’s not legal outside of Earth – at least according to the existing space treaties. However, not all nations have signed them. Controversy is therefore programmed in the further exploration of space – especially when private companies are involved. The photo shows astronaut John W. Young in front of the Orion Lunar Module on April 21, 1972 during the Apollo 16 mission.

Law and order also prevail in space. A terrestrial introduction to extraterrestrial law.


Admittedly, the death of a Cuban cow ranks low on the list of international incidents. But he caused some excitement. On November 30, 1960 was an American

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