Russia’s ASAT Test and the Development of Space Law

Russia’s ASAT Test and the Development of Space Law

| Nov 21, 2021

Russia’s ASAT Test and the Development of Space Law On November 15, Russia launched a direct ascent anti-satellite (ASAT) missile that deliberately struck Cosmos-1408, one of its own satellites that had become inoperable years ago. Massing at about 2,000 kilograms and...
Space Power, Space Force, and Space Law

Space Power, Space Force, and Space Law

| Sep 10, 2020

Space Power, Space Force, and Space Law   Space is a unique operational domain not only due to its physics, but also due to its legal regime. Although Space Power, the inaugural doctrinal manual of the U.S. Space Force, does not focus on legal issues in and of...