Publication

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
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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2022
Fourteenth Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture 2022

The fourteenth Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture was held in 2022 by Armel Kerrest. The title is: For the benefit and in the interests of all countries, irrespective of their degree of economic or scientific development. The text of the keynote lecture can be accessed below.

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2021
Thirteenth Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture 2021

The thirteenth Nandasiri Jasentuliyana Keynote Lecture was held in 2021 by Ranjana Kaul. The title is: Advancing Space Activities in the 21st Century – Relationship of the Outer Space Treaty and International Customary Law. The text of the keynote lecture can be accessed below.

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2021
IISL Board of Directors issues statement addressing commercial space activities

The IISL Board of Directors has issued a statement on the Consideration of the Interests of the Public and other Stakeholders in the Authorization and Continuing Supervision of Commercial Space Activities. The statement can be found and downloaded below.

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