space law

space law

noun
the projected law that would govern the use of outer space by various nations based on certain treaties.

Origin:
1950–55

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space law

the body of regulations in international law that governs conduct in and related to areas of space above Earth's lower atmosphere.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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