In Memoriam | Ernst Fasan (1926-2021)

The international community has suffered an irreplaceable loss with the passing of Ernst Fasan. His intellect was keen, and his foresight unmatched.  Many tributes to Ernst mention his contagious smile, kindness, warmth, friendliness, humor, and professional excellence. And all who knew him recognized that he was inseparable from his inspiring Read more…

IAC Reports 2020

The sessions of the 2020 Colloquium on the Law of outer space were held online:  IISL Young Scholars session and Dr. Jasentuliyana Keynote lecture by a leading space law expert  Moon and Mars Settlement: Open Legal Issues Legal Implications of Evolving Remote Sensing Technologies Application of space law to cyber Read more…

15th Annual Galloway Symposium

15th Annual IISL Eilene Galloway Memorial Symposium on Critical Issues in Space Law was held on 16 December 2020 as a virtual event.  The topic was Space in the Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic. The Program included: Welcome & Keynote: Kai-Uwe Schrogl, President, IISL (presentation available) Session 1 – Moderator: Joanne Gabrynowicz, Editor-in-Chief, Emerita, Journal of Space Law Guoyu Wang, Read more…

Walter Thiebaut (1945-2018)

It is with great sadness that IISL announces the passing of Walter Thiebaut, on 19 April 2018 at the age of 72. He spent more than 30 years as a civil servant with the European Space Agency and its predecessor organisations, firstly at ELDO, then at ESRO. After his Doctorate Read more…