Posts Tagged ‘ Frans Von Der Dunk ’

College of Law to host international conference on ‘near-earth’ asteroids

Apr 9th, 2009 | By | Category: April 9, 2009, Campus News, Issue

It’s a scene straight out of a Jerry Bruckheimer film – a monster asteroid is on a collision course with Earth, and unless it’s stopped, it will hit with a 500-megaton blast and spawn a series of disasters. Fires will rage across continents. Thick dust will launch into the atmosphere and blot out the sun. […]

Prof says satellite collision shows need for more ‘space debris’ regulation

Feb 26th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, February 26, 2009, Issue

The Feb. 10 collision between U.S. and Russian space satellites has prompted questions over who is at fault while highlighting the need for stronger international regulation of space debris, a UNL professor and internationally renowned space law expert said. Frans von der Dunk said international agreements dictate that if a space object causes damage to […]

Space, telecom law goes inside the beltway

Nov 13th, 2008 | By | Category: Campus News, November 13, 2008

Campus program hosts conference in Washington, D.C. “Space and Telecommunications Law and Policy: Looking Back at the Past Eight Years, Looking Toward the Next Four” is the theme of a conference Nov. 13-14 in Washington, D.C., where experts and policymakers in communication and space will hear and discuss legal issues and policies in the industry. […]