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Steven A. Mirmina

Senior Attorney, International Law, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Adjunct Professor of Law

Steven Mirmina has worked as an attorney at NASA in the International Law division of the Office of the General Counsel for more than two decades. He has helped negotiate and conclude more than 1,000 international agreements for missions ranging from human space flight and Mars exploration, to Earth science missions and aeronautics research. Before joining NASA, he practiced Aviation Law with the law firm of Crowell & Moring.

Professor Mirmina has LL.M. degrees from Leiden University in The Netherlands and Georgetown Law Center. He received his J.D. from the University of Connecticut School of Law and his B.A. from Brandeis University.

Professor Mirmina has taught Space Law at the Georgetown, Yale and University of Connecticut law schools. He has spoken widely and has authored numerous articles in the fields of international air and space law. He has received awards from both NASA and the White House for his exceptional and distinguished service. His co-authored textbook on Space Law was published in 2022.

Additional Courses

Outer Space Law Short Course