Questions tagged [liability]

Questions about the liability of the private entities or countries for damages done to other parties during space exploration activities.

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What are the consequences to breaking the ISS?

Suppose a relatively minor space faring government or a private company had permission to dock with the International space station. But then, due to their incompetence they caused a major problem. ...
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International regulations about littering in space?

Are there any international regulations about littering in space? What, except from general social norms, would prevent private operator from discarding waste into deep space? And, in case of damage ...
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What are the possible legal consequences of an unauthorized launch of a satellite?

Consider the situation, where the private company (let's say, registered on some Caribbean country, but owned by the citizen of United States) does the unauthorized launch of satellite or other ...