The Space Race is entering a new era of private exploration, innovation, and commercialization.  As this industy changes, the laws governing space as we know it, and space as we will make it, are currently being created and developed.  And Alyson, with her years of legal, compliance, and executive experience is right there, traversing this final frontier, and working with aerospace companies and organizations of all sizes on law, policy, and strategy.   She has also been published numerous times and presented at several international space conferences, symposiums, and conventions on various  issues including jurisdiction, employment relationships​, creating a space legacy for future generations, and space governance systems.  

What can Alyson Claire "Space" Law do for you?

Space Law - Providing analysis, interpretation, and guidance as to international, national, and regional space laws and regulations.

Space Policy - Decisional analysis and advocacy as to space policy and advising as to the creation of internal practices.

Strategy - From legal and business risk assessments, to due diligence, to liability analysis in this uncertain legal landscape, we provide actionable strategy suggestions based on emerging space regulatory and governance trends.

Aerospace Board Experience:

Member of the Advisory Board for Altair Enterprises Ltd, a space education and research organization. (March 2023 to November 2023)

Member of the Advisory Board for Smokey Hawk Solitons, an aerospace propulsion startup. (April 2021 - March 2023)

Aerospace Consulting Experience: 

Mentor at Starburst, where Alyson is involved in advising several early stage aerospace startups.  (July 2023 to Present)

Legal Advisor for Jus Ad Astra, an international organization focused on bringing human rights to the stars. (May 2021 - November 2023)

Provided DEI consultations for an aerospace startup. (2021)

Recent Speaking Events:


"Global Space Players - Optimizing Best Practice for Greater Efficiency" - May 2024 Panelist for Space Tech Expo USA


"The Legal Cosmos: A Simplified Perspective on Space Laws" - February 2024 CosmoBuzz Podcast


"Private Entities as Actors in Regional Space Governance Organizations" - October 2023 Technical Paper Session at ASCEND 2023 (powered by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics)


"Analysis of Due Diligence and Good Faith in Commercial Outer Space Activities" - October 2023 Organizer, Facilitator, and Speaker of a Special Session at the 74th International Astronautical Congress (organized by the International Astronautical Federation)

"Jurisdiction and Employment Law in Space: How to Prepare for an Uncertain Legal Future" - March 2023 Keynote Speaker for the International Space Convention 2023


"A Human Future in Space" - November 2022 Panel for the 4th International Humans in Space Summit 2022


"Outerspace Futurism" - November 2022 Panel for the 2022 Commons in Space Virtual Conference (organized by the International Association for Study of the Commons)


"Human Rights and Space Exploration" - July 2022 "What impacts will space exploration and settlements have on Earth and beyond?" Webinar for Australian Earth Laws Alliance’s "Space Exploration: An Update for Earthlings"


"Women in Aerospace" - May 2022 Panel for The Task Force on Inclusion, Diversity and Equity in Aerospace (organized by the Center for Air & Space Law and the Space Frontier Foundation)

"Vision for the Moon Village: Present" (Selected Presentations from Call for Papers & Round Table) - December 2021 Panel for the 5th Global Moon Village Association Workshop & Symposium

"Employment Relationships and Privacy in Space" - November 2021 Presentation for ASBX (Australian Space Biology X Health Symposium)


For a full list of speaking engagements and podcasts, click here.

Need help with space law and policy?  Seeking a strategic space advisor?  Looking for a space law consultant or speaker?

Email: alyson@alysonclairelaw.com