Private Company Gets Approval To Put Lander on Moon

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“Moon Express, based in Cape Canaveral, Fla., announced Wednesday that it had received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to set a robotic lander on the moon.” (The New York Times)

Cassandra Steer, Erin J.C. Arsenault Fellow, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill University

“We have entered a new commercial space race with companies like Moon Express, SpaceX and Virgin Galactic. Unfortunately international space law is still a product of the Cold War, and we need a new legal regime to regulate these 21st century space activities.”—Cassandra Steer

She’s not be available Thursday, August 4), 10:00-10:30; 13:00-14:00; 15:30-16:00. She’s not available Friday, August 5, 8:30 – 14:00.

cassandra.steer [at] mcgill.ca (English, French)

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