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Lecote Space Lawyers will be presenting at Paris Space Week
Lecote Space Lawyers will be presenting at Paris Space Week 28 &29th March 2018, Paris Orly, France. We hope to see you there but if you can’t attend and have any questions about legal issues relating to the commercial space industry just contact us.
March 9th, 2018 by
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Elon Musk’s launch of a car into space
Elon Musk’s decision to use his own Tesla Roadster as a mass simulator for the test launch of Space X’s Falcon Heavy rocket has caught the imagination of millions around the world - but what are the legal issues which relate to launching a car in space? Andrew Sparrow, Founder of Lecote Space Lawyers explains.
February 16th, 2018 by
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Paris Marathon
Lecote Space Lawyers Founder, Andrew Sparrow will be running the 2018 Paris Marathon on 1 April 2018. Many thanks to everyone who supported Andrew’s French Riviera Marathon success. Andrew will be posting details of how to support his Paris Marathon run shortly.
November 29th, 2017 by
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Twenty Twenty Vision – The Spaceflight Bill 2017
Twenty Twenty Vision – The Spaceflight Bill 2017 Three years is not a long time, particularly when ambitious goals are set. Yet 2020 is the year envisaged for the UK’s first spaceport. To realise a spaceport you need legislation to authorise and regulate space activity – which is precisely what the Spaceflight Bill 2017 does. Published in February this is...
November 29th, 2017 by
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From the Russian Moon to GPS
From the Russian Moon to GPS Why Intellectual Property is vital to the success of the UAE Space Industry’s journey to Global market share A Space industry lawyer believes that on the 70th anniversary of its launch, Sputnik still has a direct message to the growing UAE Space sector. Andrew Sparrow, Founder, Lecote Space Lawyers at the Harwell Space Campus...
November 29th, 2017 by
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Lecote Space Lawyers attended the 2017 Starmus Festival held in Trondheim, Norway.
Lecote Space Lawyers attended the 2017 Starmus Festival held in Trondheim, Norway. The Starmus Festival was born to celebrate science and the arts with the goal of bringing an understanding and appreciation of science to the public at large. This years’ speakers included Buzz Aldrin (Apollo 11 Astronaut), Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, Charlie Duke (Apollo 16 Astronaut) Harrison Schmitt (Apollo...
November 29th, 2017 by
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How the UK Space industry can benefit from the historic growth of Internet companies
The other side of the street – How the UK Space industry can benefit from the historic growth of Internet companies A man searched under a streetlamp for his watch. Asked: ‘Did you drop it here?’ ‘No, way over on the other side of the street’ he replied. ‘So why are you looking here if you know it’s over there?...
November 6th, 2017 by
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UK Space Conference 2017
Lecote Technology Lawyers are exhibiting and providing legal advice workshops at the UK Space Conference 2017 between 30 May and 1 June 2017. This year held in Manchester the Space Conference is the leading national forum to discuss the changing political, economic and technological landscape impacting the UK space industry. Lecote will be advising on legal issues including flight software...
November 6th, 2017 by
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