Avalon: The Governance of a Company Town in Space

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S. Baxter et al. (2019), JBIS, 72, pp.355-359

Refcode: 2019.72.355
Keywords: SPACE Project, Avalon, Space habitats, Settlements in space, Space law, Outer Space Treaty, Moon Agreement,

Avalon, a settlement in space, is intended to be embedded in a system of space law that will allow its inhabitants and controlling entities legally to acquire resources and to trade, and which will enshrine their rights and responsibilities. Such a system is outlined here, based on principles of extant space law, considerations of fundamental human rights, and applicable terrestrial precedents.

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