Our Publications


Lauren Napier and Matteo Cappella (2019) 'Bringing Space to the Non-Space Community: Toward Sustainability and the Space2030 Agenda' International Astronautical Congress, Washington D.C., USA, 21-25 

Thomas Cheney (2018) 'Developing and Adapting Space Law to Govern Long Term and Permanent Human Settlement of Outer Space, the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies', International Astronautical Congress, Bremen, Germany, 1-5 October.

J. Lauren Napier, Thomas Cheney and Karina Perez (2018) 'Presidents as Rational Actors: NASA and the Race to the Moon', International Astronautical Congress. Bremen, Germany, 1-5 October.

Other Work By Our Team


Thomas Cheney, Christopher Newman, Karen Olsson-Francis, Scott Steele, Victoria Pearson, and Simon Lee, 'Planetary Protection in the New Space Era: Science and Governance' (2020) Front. Astron. Space Sci. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fspas.2020.589817/full

Thomas Cheney 'There's No Rush: Developing a Legal Framework for Space Resource Activities' (2019) 43 J. Space L. 106

Thomas Cheney, ‘Not the Wild West: Space Law and Space Mining’ Astropreneurs 9 August 2018 http://astropreneurs.space/2018/08/09/not-the-wild-west-space-law-and-space-mining/

Thomas Cheney and Christopher J. Newman, ‘Managing the Resource Revolution: Space Law in the New Space Age’ in Christopher J. Newman and Richard J. Wilman, Frontiers of Space Risk: Natural Cosmic Hazards and Societal Challenges (CRC Press 2018)


Thomas Cheney ‘The Outer Space Treaty at 50: Space Commerce and the Space Law Regime’ (2017) 6 Astrosociological Insights 28 http://astrosociology.org/Library/PDF/Newsletters/ARI-Newsletter_Vol-6_Iss-1-2017.pdf


Thomas Cheney 'Spexit: The Impact for UK Space' (2017) 16 Geoconnexion 54


Thomas Cheney and Lauren Napier, ‘Policy Analysis: Air versus Space, Where do Suborbital Flights Fit Into International Regulation?’ (2015) 7 Journal of Science Policy and Governance 1 http://www.sciencepolicyjournal.org/uploads/5/4/3/4/5434385/pm3finalformatted.pdf