Legal Regulation of Private Actors in Outer Space India’s Role

Dr. Malay Adhikari

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The book addresses legal issues and challenges in using Space Technology. Especially covered are the provisions of International Space Law and few national space legislations to regulate private actors in outer space.

The key chapters covered are history of space regulations, private actors in space, legal issues for such actors, regulating these issues outside India, and the same in India. In concluding chapter, the author has worked out some recommendations.

The book would be of immense use to people especially start-ups in private space industry; students, faculties and scholars of Space Law and Policy, Space Security, Defence and Security Studies, Political Science, Sociology, History of science & technology especially astronautics; scholars of think tanks besides all defence personnels and others in Government sectors concerned with space. And last not the least for the people engaged with the development of science and technology.

Dr. Malay Adhikari Dr. Malay Adhikari is at present, Assistant Professor at School of Law, SRM University, Chennai. He did his doctorate from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; M. Phil. (Space Law) from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad and M.Sc. (Physics) from Visva-Bharati, Shantiniketan, West Bengal. He has presented many papers at various national and international forum concerning space law. The author has published many articles on different issues of law in outer space during last few years.


I. History of Space Regulations
II. Private Actors in Outer Space
III. Legal Issues
IV. Space Regulations Outside India
V. Space Regulations in India
VI. Conclusion



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