Splashing down the International Space Station in the Pacific Ocean?

Vito De Lucia, professor at the Norwegian Centre for the Law of the Sea has written a post on EJIL:Talk! - Blog of the European Journal of International Law on this topic.

The international space station floating in space
The international space station Photo: NASA_IMAGES via Mostphotos
Within the next few years, the International Space Station will be decommissioned, and the plan is to dispose of it by sinking it in the South Pacific Ocean. Professor De Lucia asks some questions from the perspective of the law of the sea, and protection of the marine environment. He has also been interviewed by BBC Science Focus and CNN on the very same topic. 
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Last updated: 23.02.2022 13:22