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Guests: John Batchelor, Dr. Mark Sundahl, Dr. David Livingston. Topics: The ISS, repairs, spare parts, maintenance, lessons learned and more. Written Transcripts of Space Show programs are not permitted without prior written consent from The Space Show (even if for personal use) & are a violation of the Space Show copyright. We do not permit the commercial use of any Space Show program or part thereof, nor do we permit Space Show programs to be edited, placed on YouTube, or other private channels & websites. Space Show programs can be quoted in news articles, papers, academic & research work but must be cited or referenced in the proper citation format. Contact Dr. Livingston for questions about our copyright and trademark policies which we do enforce. This program is archived on The Space Show website, podcasting, and blog sites with permission from John Batchelor. Please visit the John Batchelor Show website for more information about this fine program, www.johnbatchelorshow.com. Remember, your Amazon Purchases Can Help Support The Space Show/OGLF (www.onegiantleapfoundation.org/amazon.htm. Please note that audio and transition issues are a result of copying the John Batchelor broadcast & are not within my control as they originate in the Batchelor studio.
John Batchelor and I welcomed Dr. Mark Sundahl to the program to discuss the Outer Space Treaty (OST), a hypothetical Canadian-American space business developing lunar resources, and legal issues from the Canadian, American, and international perspective. We talked about international space law, property rights under the OST, courts of international jurisdiction, insitu resource usage allocation, and more. The US domestic commercial space law came up as did the commercial space law taking place in other countries. Our discussion with Dr. Sundahl was different than most since we had a hypothetical business as the basis for how we talked about and evaluated commercial space law, the OST, and related topics.
You can email Mr. Batchelor or Dr. Sundahl through me at email@example.com. Dr. Sundahl can also be reached through his faculty website at the Cleveland State University Law School.