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Space Law during the State visit of the Dutch Royal couple to Luxembourg

On Thursday 24 May 2018, Tanja Masson-Zwaan of Leiden University’s International Institute of Air and Space Law and Prof Mahulena Hofmann of the University of Luxembourg had the honour of addressing the King and Queen of the Netherlands and the Grand-Duc and Grand-Duchess of Luxembourg during the State visit of the Dutch Royal couple to Luxembourg.

They addressed the teaching of space law at their respective universities and their academic cooperation, the legal aspects of space mining, and the work of The Hague Space Resources Governance Working Group, together with students from Leiden and Luxembourg.

The use of space resources was the theme of the Royal's visit to the Belval Campus of the University of Luxembourg, where the company ispace and a technical school also presented their work.

Mahulena Hofmann, Gabrielle Leterre and PJ Blount representing the University of Luxembourg, and Ida Ayu Tita, Andrea Capurso and Tanja Masson-Zwaan representing Leiden University during the State Visit. © 2018 RTL / René Scho

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