The Space Treaty Project

The mission of The Space Treaty Project is to give each person hope and inspiration by helping the nations of the Earth to build a common future. As its name implies, the Project intends to do this by using international agreements to support and govern human activity in outer space. Fortunately, there are five space treaties currently in place that can provide the backbone of such a legal framework. Unfortunately, they are out of date and/or incomplete, creating an uncertainty that is keeping businesses, investors, and other private actors from fulfilling their dreams.

Three years ago, the Project itself was a dream, part of the plot in the novel Major Tom. But even as the book was being written, the need for an international framework of laws for outer space became apparent. The Project