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Tuesday marked the fiftieth anniversary of the Outer Space Treaty. The Treaty, which entered into force on October 10, 1967, has helped facilitate international cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space.

The anniversary is particularly poignant at a time where we face a new race to space—that of private companies. Companies [...]

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Obama Lets Astronauts Keep Their Toothbrushes

On November 14, 2012 By Michael Silliman

Obama recently enacted a bill confirming astronauts’ ownership of artifacts from Apollo-era missions.

The new law (H.R. 4158) grants pre-shuttle-era astronauts full ownership [...]

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Monday Morning JETLawg

On May 31, 2010 By JETLaw

In the news…

Reminiscent of music industry tycoons, producers of “The Hurt Locker” sue BitTorrent users for illegal downloading of the film.

Gary McKinnon, computer hacker that breached Department of Defense and NASA websites, fights extradition to the United States.

Woman’s war against Adobe demonstrates the advantages of Continue Reading

NASA Sends Astronauts to Space Station for No Good Reason

On February 12, 2010 By JETLaw

After weather-related delays last Sunday, the space shuttle Endeavour and its six-member crew began its journey to the space station before dawn Monday. Their mission is to deliver the last major module to the space station, [...]

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Google Top Executives Prosper in a Slowing U.S. Economy

On October 30, 2008 By JETLaw

The Mountain View Voice recently reported that Eric Schmidt, Google’s CEO, and founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin, have purchased a small fighter jet. This fighter jet has been seen at Moffett Field, a former U.S. Navy landing strip that is now operated by NASA and is located only a few minutes away [...]

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