The Battle To Put Some Order Into The Lawless Vacuum That Is Space

Space law hasn’t been changed since 1967 – but the UN aims to update laws and keep space peaceful Michelle LD Hanlon, and Greg Autry On November 15, 2021, Russia destroyed one of its own old satellites using a missile launched from the surface of the Earth, creating a massive debris cloud that threatens many space assets, including astronauts onboard the International Space Station. This happened only two weeks after the United Nations General Assembly First Committee formally recognised the vital role that space and space assets play in international efforts to better the human experience – and the risks military activities in space pose to those goals. The UN First Committee deals with disarmament, global challenges and threats to peace that affect the international community.

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