|Title:||State liability for outer space activities in accordance with the 1972 convention on international liability for damage caused by space objects|
|Authors:||Bruce A. Hurwitz|
|Publisher:||[S.l.] : Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 1992|
|Series:||Utrecht studies in air and space law|
|ISBN / ISSN / EAN :||792314638|
|Bibliography note:||Includes bibliographical references and index|
|Subjects:||Government liability ; Liability for space vehicle accidents ; Outer space--Exploration--Canada--Accidents ; Outer space--Exploration--Soviet Union--Accidents|
The present volume is an analysis of the 1972 Convention on International Liability for Damage Space by Space Objects.
In part One, the author provides an article-by-article commentary on the Convention. In part Two, the implementation of the Convention is reviewed in the light of the events surrounding the 1978 Cosmos 954 incident when a nuclear powered Soviet satellite disintegrated over nothern Canada spreading radioactive debris over a vast area. In part Three, the author invistigates the role played by the Convention in the development of international tort law. Finally, in part Four, the contribution of the Convention to general International Law is examined.
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|Barcode||Call number||Media type||Location||Section||Status|
|02390||KZD4404.H86 1992||Book||ISU Central Campus library||Closed-stack||Available|