Rescue And Return Agreement Citation

Secondly, the 1968 Rescue Agreement was to be adopted shortly after the entry into force of the Outer Space Treaty in 1967. Requests the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space to urgently complete the preparation of a draft agreement on liability for damage caused by the release of objects into outer space, no later than the beginning of the twenty-third session of the General Assembly, and to submit it to the General Assembly at that session; In the event that a space object or parts thereof end up in the territory of another State of the Contracting Party, the State in which the object lands shall be required (at the request of the launching authority) to recover the space object and return it to the launching authority. . . .

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