Since 2007, Black Holes is the answer to your governance and business challenges under space law.

This company provides professional advice and tailor-made modules, connecting the legal parameters and ramifications in a no-nonsense manner to the broader aspects of any space activity or application.

Find out how Black Holes can boost your professional activities.

Whether you need specific advice on legal issues, or a workshop for your entire department, your project deserves its own tailored service.
Black Holes offers a variety of services for any space activity or application:

  • researching, analyzing and evaluating the legal, regulatory, policy and political framework
  • conducting legal reality checks and presenting results by way of reports and presentations
  • providing advice and recommendations on future actions
  • developing, offering and monitoring tailor-made modules and self-study programmes for professionals
  • organizing meetings, workshops and addressing audiences on legal, regulatory, policy and political aspects
Black Holes can rely on extensive project experience, varying from limited assignments to the legal work in multimillion-euro research projects. Clients have included governments, space agencies, international organizations (both intergovernmental and non-governmental) and private companies.

For reasons of confidentiality, in many cases the details of projects and project results cannot be shared. In such cases, you may contact Black Holes for more information.

To get an impression of past projects, select your category of interest below. Use ctrl-F or cmd-F to search in each category.
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International governance & cooperation

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National & regional space law & policy

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Space applications & science

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The moon & other celestial bodies

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Space & security

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Theory of law & ethics










During lecture periods for the Space, Cyber and Telecom Law Programme, Frans can also be contacted at the College of Law at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Black Holes BV is a company registered with the Chamber of Commerce in Leiden, The Netherlands, under number 28116022. Black Holes VAT-number is NL817982140B01.

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