DLR signs the International Charter on Space and Major DisastersOctober 21, 2010 at 7:56 am | Posted in Space Law Current Events | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
The German Aerospace Center (Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt; DLR) has become a member of the International Charter ‘Space and Major Disasters’. At an event in Paris to celebrate the tenth anniversary of its founding, Johann-Dietrich Wörner, Chairman of the DLR Executive Board, signed the charter, marking DLR’s accession. With this signing, DLR has become the 11th space agency to pledge its expertise and resources, particularly those associated with global monitoring, to address natural disasters and major accidents.