Released by the Stimson Center, 24 October 2007
Central Objective of this Code of Conduct
To preserve and advance the peaceful exploration and use of outer space.
We the undersigned:
Recognizing the common interest of all humankind in achieving progress in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes;
Reaffirming the crucial importance of outer space for global economic progress, commercial advancement, scientific research, sustainable development, as well as national, regional and international security;
Desiring to prevent conflict in outer space;
Reaffirming our commitment to the United Nations Charter;
Taking into consideration the ...