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commercial space flight vessels, Commercial Space Flight Regulation, space objects, international treaties, space exploration, spaceships
The submitted piece is a legal brief on the regulation of collisions of commercial space flight vessels with other space objects. It illuminates the inadequacy of current international treaties that regulate outer space exploration and explores the complexity of jurisdiction in outer space. The brief proposes a comprehensive liability scheme, the development of domestic regulation of commercial spaceships and the removal and the management of space debris to regulate collisions in outer space.