If there is one stand-out feature that encapsulates humankind’s adventures in space over the past 60 years, it is the exponential growth and development of space-related technology, which has given rise to possibilities that would have been beyond contemplation even a few years earlier. This trend looks set to gather pace over the coming years and decades. Here, Steven Freeland argues that there is an urgent need for a more comprehensive and ‘holistic’ system of global space governance if international space law is not to become irrelevant.
|Room: the space journal of Asgardia
|Published - 2017