When the International Space Treaties which still govern Space exploration were conceived and crafted – technology did not exist for meaningful exploitation of the mineral resources abundant in Space.
However, that technology – and the commercial actors willing to risk money are both emerging. Indeed, the legislative framework is also being adjusted to meet this new competence such as the he U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act 2016.
Whether it be Deep Space Asteroid Mining – or the right to claim ownership of asteroid resources which have been mined by commercial entities – including the wider exploration and utilization of resources from asteroids, all must be understood in context of the regulation.
We advise on the legal issues which relate.
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