What requirements and restrictions are there for a civilian organisation sending a satellite into LEO? (Apart from cost. I'm talking about any laws, agreements between nations etc)

This is in relation to a launch in the US, but with the payload coming from the UK or Europe.


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There is a general assumption that country of launch is responsible to enforce liability in case your launch fails and does damage.

In the US that is the FAA/AST where you need to get a launch license. So being in orbit may or may not be directly regulated, the getting there part is.


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