Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies

Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies

January 27, 1967 - The Outer Space Treaty is signed into force by the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union, to take effect on October 10, 1967.

January 27, 1967 - The Outer Space Treaty is signed into force by the United States, Great Britain, and the Soviet Union, to take effect on October 10, 1967.

UNOOSA: United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs out space treaty

UNOOSA: United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs out space treaty

Does the US own the Moon? -- Back in 1967 the ‘Outer Space Treaty’ was written and to date over 100 countries have signed it. This treaty looks to provide a simple legal framework to use regarding the space around Earth and the rest of the Solar System. Under this ‘Space law’, claiming of any region of space or celestial body – Moon, asteroid etc – is expressly forbidden, as is the use of these objects for any military purposes.

Does the US own the Moon? -- Back in 1967 the ‘Outer Space Treaty’ was written and to date over 100 countries have signed it. This treaty looks to provide a simple legal framework to use regarding the space around Earth and the rest of the Solar System. Under this ‘Space law’, claiming of any region of space or celestial body – Moon, asteroid etc – is expressly forbidden, as is the use of these objects for any military purposes.

The Outer Space Treaty Has Been Successful – But Is It Fit for the Modern Age?

The Outer Space Treaty Has Been Successful – But Is It Fit for the Modern Age?

Space exploration is governed by a complex series of international treaties and agreements which have been in place for years. The first and probably most important of them celebrates its anniversary on January 27 – The Outer Space Treaty.

The Outer Space Treaty turns 50. Can it survive a new space race?

The Outer Space Treaty turns 50. Can it survive a new space race?

The 1967 outer space treaty states that space should be used for “peaceful purposes.” this directive has not prevented militaries from populating

The 1967 outer space treaty states that space should be used for “peaceful purposes.” this directive has not prevented militaries from populating

History: October 10, 1967: Outer Space Treaty Goes into Effect - http://www.historyandheadlines.com/history-october-10-1967-outer-space-treaty-goes-into-effect/

History: October 10, 1967: Outer Space Treaty Goes into Effect - http://www.historyandheadlines.com/history-october-10-1967-outer-space-treaty-goes-into-effect/

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