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.
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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