717. The Treaty on the Principles governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies (1967) (the 'Outer Space Treaty').

717.     The Treaty on the Principles governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space including the Moon and other Celestial Bodies (1967) (the 'Outer Space Treaty').

The Outer Space Treaty1 is a treaty on the principles governing the activities of states in the exploration and use of outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies. The Treaty was drawn up on the initiative of the United Nations2, and was signed in 19673.