Protection of Cultural Heritage Sites on the Moon

This book provides an extensive overview of the protection of cultural heritages sites on the Moon (humanity’s lunar heritage) and the various threats they face. First of all, the international legal framework, especially the relevant space treaties are analyzed in terms of how they protect cultural...

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Froehlich, Annette (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2020, 2020
Edition:1st ed. 2020
Series:Studies in Space Policy
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Could the Moon’s cultural heritage be inscribed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List?
  • The legal Framework protecting cultural heritage sites in the Moon and in situ preservation
  • Does the Outer Space Treaty permit the protection and preservation of cultural heritage sites on the Moon?
  • The protection of cultural ´heritage sites on Moon: The poo bags paradox
  • One Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act as one small step towards US space dominance? The case for a multilateral treaty protection regime
  • The Outstanding Universal Value’ Concept of the UNESCO Heritage Convention: Food for Thought to Preserve Lunar Artifacts
  • Necessity of Special Regulation for Protection of Cultural Heritage Sites in the Moon
  • How to preserve humanity’s lunar heritage
  • Protection of Lunar heritage sites: A customary law perspective
  • Lunar Seismic experiments: A legacy which deserves to be remembered
  • The Moon that Owns Itself: Exploring New Legal Avenues to Protect Cultural and Natural Heritage in Space