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2024
IISL Awards nomination season opened

Each year, IISL recognizes eminent and extraordinary contributions and services to the field of space law, and for advancing the broader objectives of the Institute through prestigious IISL annual awards. The annual awards are given under the following five categories: In particular, the last category of award entitled IISL Space Law Award for Young Achievers, introduced […]

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2023
Obituary: Professor José Monserrat Filho

By Sylvia Ospina and Olavo de O. Bittencourt Neto The Space Law Community is saddened to announce the passing of José Monserrat Filho, an eminent Space Law lawyer, in Rio de Janeiro on 30 December 2023. Professor Monserrat touched the lives of many students and colleagues interested in, and involved in Space Law and Policy […]

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2023
Happy New Year from the IISL!

IISL wishes all of its members a wonderful 2024! Starting off the year with a remarkable flashback to the beginnings of space law, we are delighted to make available to you another IISL publication, prepared by our esteemed member and Honorary Director of IISL Stephen E. Doyle. The book “Pioneers of Space Law: Vladimir Mandl” […]

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2023
IAC 2023 final programme available

Tomorrow, the 74th International Astronautical Congress is set to take off. It will be held from 2 to 6 October in Baku, Azerbaijan. The final programmes and IAF App have been made available. The final programmes can be found on the IAF Website at: www.iafastro.org/events/iac/iac-2023/publications.html. They are divided into five different parts and cover the whole […]

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Site Light Maintenance - Essential Information Still Available!

We are currently performing some light maintenance on our website to serve you better. However, rest assured that essential information remains accessible during this period. 🔸 Moot Court: All details and updates related to the Moot Court will be found as usual in a few days. 🔸 Events: Information on upcoming events, schedules, and registrations […]

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2023
Hommage to Professor Vladimír Kopal

IISL commemorates the late Professor Vladimír Kopal, a pioneer of space law and policy, on the occasion of his 95th birthday

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2023
IISL publishes Report of IISL Light Pollution WG

In 2019, deployment started of the two first large constellations of satellites which are intended to provide global broadband internet. The resulting launch of several thousands of satellites into Low Earth Orbit has caused a steady increase in the light pollution of the night sky. In 2021, the Board of Directors of IISL agreed to […]

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