position is that the FSOA allows it to comply with these international
First, under the FSOA, the French authorizing authority is the
The FSOA provides for the licensing of "Space Operations"
The FSOA licensing process applies to any person or company that:
In addition, the FSOA applies to "space activities carried out from
above, one of the stated goals of the FSOA is to ensure France's
The FSOA provides several types of licenses and authorizations.
found in violation of either the terms of its authorization, the FSOA,
The FSOA enforces France's obligations under Article VII of
addition, the FSOA imposes a limitation term on liability or, in other
the French Government on the hook, the FSOA also contains generous
The FSOA requires an operator to obtain sixty million euros of