International Space Law in “The Martian” (cross-posted from IntLawGrrls)

(This entry is cross-posted from IntLawGrrls: http://ilg2.org/2016/01/12/international-space-law-in-the-martian/) So it took me a while to catch up, but I finally watched the film “The Martian”, in which the main character, Mark Watney, is left behind on Mars when the rest of his crew makes an emergency departure, assuming he is dead at the time. I expected… Continue reading International Space Law in “The Martian” (cross-posted from IntLawGrrls)

War by satellite in Hollywood: A Review of “Good Kill”

While it does not take place in outer space, the 2015 film “Good Kill” is relevant for space law matters because of the satellite technology involved in drone warfare. And it also paints an interesting picture of the weird world in which a war can be fought in a foreign territory, in this case in… Continue reading War by satellite in Hollywood: A Review of “Good Kill”