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Air and Space Law

HeinOnline’s Air and Space Law is a collection of books, documents, reports, and more illustrating the multitude of ways humans interact with and explore the earthly skies and distant reaches of outer space.

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Subject-Coded Content

HeinOnline editors have analyzed and subject-coded every title in this collection, creating and assigning 29 unique subjects to help users find material most relevant to their research. Further categorizing the content, this entire collection is organized by Outer Space and Suborbital Space, separating titles dealing with matters on celestial bodies (Outer Space) from those concerned with earthbound air travel (Suborbital Space).

Subject areas include:

  • Aerospace Technology
  • Airline and Air Transport
  • Drones
  • Environmental Impact of Aviation
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • International Cooperation in Space
  • Military Aviation
  • Military in Space
  • NASA
  • Pioneers in Flight
  • Race to the Moon
  • Space and National Security
  • Space Exportation
  • And much more!

Featured Content

Content in this collection has been organized into 19 tabs to help researchers target their research between suborbital space and orbital space. Find documents for both in all of the following categories:

Books: Browse hundreds of books ranging in date from the early 1900s to present day. Find accounts of the Wright Brothers’ flights, stories of Russian cosmonauts, treatises on aerial warfare, monographs on the business aspects of aviation, and more.

Government Documents: Access thousands of government documents covering a diverse range of topics, including FAA spending, TSA screening procedures, NASA, satellites and more! Peruse through committee prints, congressional hearings, CRS and GAO reports, and CFR and U.S. Code references.

Legislative Histories: Discover the journey of a bill as it becomes a law, with all its changes, additions, deletions, and various legislative hurdles, in more than 50 legislative histories related to suborbital and orbital space.

Serials and Scholarly Articles: Browse serials dedicated to aviation and space matters, and access hundreds of articles selected by our editors on the Warsaw Convention, agreements in outer space, drones, space tourism, and more!

Learn more in the dedicated LibGuide.

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