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outer space:

see space explorationspace exploration,
the investigation of physical conditions in space and on stars, planets, and other celestial bodies through the use of artificial satellites (spacecraft that orbit the earth), space probes (spacecraft that pass through the solar system and that may or may not
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outer space

[′au̇d·ər ′spās]
(astronomy)
A general term for any region that is beyond the earth's atmosphere.

outer space

any region of space beyond the atmosphere of the earth
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The difficulty is that these metaphors and analogies are inadequate when applied to outer space, for the simple reason that outer space is qualitatively and quantitatively different from the domains of earth, sea, and air.
The Outer Space Treaty initiated this approach by making states liable for damage caused by an object launched.
Both the 1967 Outer Space Treaty and the 1972 Liability Convention establish that states are liable for damage done to other states or persons by objects that state has launched.
Gemba explained then that Japan is ready to support the improvement of the capabilities of ASEAN's disaster management network, including the use of outer space technology to access remote areas.
Part IV analyzes ideas and proposals for a new system of rules to govern the mining and use of outer space resources.
We can say that the weaponisation of outer space is already unstoppable.
Shank, a WHOI biologist diving to the Pacific Ocean floor in the Alvin submersible, and Williams, a NASA astronaut aboard the International Space Station, spoke for roughly 30 minutes about the joys, perils, and challenges of exploring outer space and inner space.
Her topics include the applicability of international dispute settlement mechanisms to space law, the need for a sectorial space law dispute settlement mechanism, and implementing the multi-door courthouse for outer space.
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With the help of his 16-year-old son Shepard (Max Thieriot) and the slightly qualified support of his waitress wife Audie (Virginia Madsen), he's built an Apollo-vintage rocket ship in the barn and plans to launch himself into outer space any day now.