Podcast: What happens if someone dies in space?

Space law expert Chris Newman discusses space law and the need for a cosmic constitution as humanity pushes further beyond Earth orbit.

Published: April 1, 2022 at 12:45 pm
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Who upholds the law in space? Are astronauts governed by the same laws as those of us on Earth? Do we need a new cosmic constitution to cover future missions to the Moon or Mars?

This episode, space law expert Prof Chris Newman talks post-launch legislation, and reveals how an international consensus on space law is going to be needed as humanity presses forward to build settlements on the Moon, Mars and beyond.

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