This article will focus on the effects of international treaties and how they can be utilized to govern the future of outer space exploration. The discussion will include evaluating how modern changes in technology have created a need for updated outer space-specific treaties to ensure that outer space does not become a contentious zone between countries. This article will begin by exploring the developments in outer space that have created a new space race. Then, it will discuss the Indo-Pacific conflict and why the current multilateral treaty strategy that is used in the region will not be effective in outer space treaties. The article identifies and analyzes strategies and tools for the international community to use for better enforceability of current and future mechanisms in an effort to keep the original goal of the Outer Space Treaty of 1967 in tact and make space a place of free and safe place for mankind to explore without contention.
"Indo-Pacific Conflicts will be Reimagined in Outer Space Exploration,"
Seattle Journal of Technology, Environmental & Innovation Law: Vol. 13:
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