In this episode, Senior Fellow in Defense Studies Peter Garretson interviews Wayne White, author of the Space Pioneer Act. They discuss the utility of real property rights in space, consistence with the Outer Space Treaty, and how national legislation can help set norms and enable U.S. leadership. They outline the contents of the Space Pioneer act and the next steps for the draft legislation.
Space Pioneer Act (Full Act):
Space Pioneer Act (FAQ):
Space Pioneer Act (Outline Only):
Real Property Rights in Space:
Salvage Law for Outer Space:
National Space Society (About):
NSS Space Settlement Library: