Senators Question Space Code of Conduct

February 4, 2011 at 12:01 pm | Posted in Space Law | Leave a comment

by P.J. Blount with the blog faculty

Source – DoD Buzz:

Senators Warn Clinton On Space Code

Senators Warn Clinton On Space Code
By Colin Clark Friday, February 4th, 2011 12:48 pm
Posted in Air, Intelligence, International, Policy, Space

A solid group of 37 Republican senators, led by Sen. Jon Kyl, tell Secretary of State Hillary Clinton they must be told whether the Obama administration plans to negotiate and sign on to a Code of Conduct for Outer Space Activities.

The Feb. 2 letter says the senators are “deeply concerned” the administration may pursue an agreement they fear poses “a multitude of potential highly damaging implications for sensitive military and intelligence programs… as well as a tremendous amount of commercial activity.” . . . [Full Story]

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