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US government responses to the space acquisition problem are trending in the wrong direction. So what should a manager do if confronted by a space system program that is failing? In these lean budget times, managers must be prepared to respond rapidly and effectively upon detecting a programmatic warning sign.
This article discusses cross-waivers, as they are used in cooperative agreements for outer space exploration, and explains how they are structured. It also provides a general overview of how they work and why they are used for cooperative activities in outer space.
Five states are developing spaceports intended for commercial traffic. These state legislatures have enacted liability laws as an incentive to draw aerospace companies into the state, but each law is different. This article examines the differences among the protections afforded to the operators and participants.
Two major approaches on how to resolve the demarcation question have been proposed. Could establishing a line now conflict with future developments in technology?
This excerpt from the soon-to-be released Section book The Laws of Spaceflight: A Guidebook For New Space Lawyers explains the environmental impact of human activities in outer space and the laws, regulations, and standards that attempt to mitigate environmental harm, especially with respect to orbital space debris.
In this quarterly column, find coverage of protein particles with selective solubility, the results of a survey on bioengineered food, and an upcoming genome exhibit at the Smithsonian.
A profile of outgoing Section Staff Director Shawn Kaminski.
A column from this year’s Chair of the Section of Science & Technology Law on becoming a better lawyer.