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18 Am. U. Int'l L. Rev. 507 (2002-2003)
Multinational Investment in the Space Station: An Outer Space Model for International Cooperation

handle is hein.journals/amuilr18 and id is 521 raw text is: MULTINATIONAL INVESTMENT IN THE
SPACE STATION:
AN OUTER SPACE MODEL FOR
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION?
LARA L. MANZIONE*
IN TROD  U CTION    .............................................. 507
I. HISTORY OF THE USE OF OUTER SPACE & ISS ........ 511
II. DEFINITIONAL        AND      OTHER      LEGAL      ISSUES
CONCERNING INVESTMENT IN OUTER SPACE AND
T H E   IS S  ....................................................  5 19
III. LOGISTICAL       AND       OUTER       SPACE-RELATED
DIFFICULTIES TO INVESTMENT ........................ 528
C O N CLU SIO N   ................................................. 534
INTRODUCTION
The first question that arises when discussing investment in outer
space is why. Why are individuals, states, transnational corporations,
and other entities interested in developing areas of the universe that
involve great risk to the developers in terms of human and financial
costs, especially when there are many areas eager for investment and
ripe with potential on the planet itself? There are varied answers, of
course, from the adventurous explanation used for mountain
* Lara L. Manzione, a former administrative law judge for the State of Connecticut,
recently received her LL.M. in international law from the Golden Gate University
School of Law. She was inspired to write this article as a result of her participation
in the Manfred Lachs International Outer Space Law Moot Court Competition
where her team reached the finals of the United States. She wishes to thank
Professor Christian Nwajuku Okeke for his constant encouragement and Attorney
Todd Bissett for his expertise.

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