Memorandum of Understanding between the IAF, IAA, and the IISL

The International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the International Astronautical Federation (IAF), and the International Institute of Space Law (IISL) recently concluded an agreement of cooperation and mutual understanding between their organizations, especially concerning cooperation related to the yearly International Astronautical Congress (IAC), the space community’s most important annual space congress. A Read more…

IISL Letter to US Senate

The IISL Board of Directors recently submitted a letter for the record to US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation’s Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness May 23 hearing “Reopening the American Frontier: Exploring How the Outer Space Treaty Will Impact American Commerce and Settlement in Space.” The letter is Read more…

IISL Bylaws updated

The IISL General Assembly in Jerusalem agreed to amend article 3.4 of the IISL Bylaws. This proposal concerns the transition from Prospective membership to Individual membership and aims to provide additional clarity to the process, based on experience with the new statutes and bylaws since their adoption in 2012. 2015 Read more…