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UK registry: outer space objects

A register of space objects where the UK is the “launching state”.


UK registry of outer space objects

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This is in line with the United Nations Convention on the Registration of Space Objects 1976 (‘Registration Convention’) and section 7 of the Outer Space Act 1986.

Published 13 June 2014
Last updated 15 March 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated registry uploaded.
  2. This registry has been updated.
  3. First published.