Russian Roscosmos, Academy of Sciences say necessary to prepare lawyers for moon disputes

MOSCOW, Feb 6: Russian Roscosmos space corporation and the Academy of Sciences think that it is necessary to start preparing lawyers for the territorial disputes over the Moon, their joint resolution, obtained by Sputnik, read.

This recommendation has been made following the meeting between Roscosmos and the Academy of Sciences in November, 2018 on the development of the National program for exploration and colonization of the Moon.

?To consider it necessary … to develop a plan for legal support of the interests of Russia in potential territorial disputes and instruct specialized universities (Lomonosov Moscow State University, the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia and others) to train a necessary number of specialists in space law, the resolution read.