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Biography of Dr. Ernst Fasan Now Posted

5 Nov 2010, 22:59 UTC
Biography of Dr. Ernst Fasan Now Posted
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by Adam Chase KorbitzOne of the most visionary space lawyers of the 20th and 21st centuries, Dr. Ernst Fasan was born in 1926 in Vienna. In 1958, Dr. Fasan was a practicing attorney when he helped to establish the Permanent Committee on Space Law of the International Astronautical Federation. Two years later his friend, colleague and fellow pioneer in space law Andrew Haley invited him to join the committee's successor, the International Institute of Space Law. In 1962, Dr. Fasan was elected to the board of the IISL as subsequently served as an officer of the organization. In 1963, the IISL awarded him the Andrew G. Haley Gold Medal for his work.Dr. Fasan has published dozens of articles on problems of space law, including Metalaw and SETI. In 1970, Dr. Fasan published the seminal book on Metalaw, Relations with Alien Intelligences: The Scientific Basis of Metalaw.READ MORE HERE

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