Select Publications


Blake D, 2013, Military Strategic Use of Outer Space

Blake D, 2013, The Law Applicable to the Military Strategic Use of Outer Space

Journal articles

Dowse A; Blake D; O’Sullivan E, 2022, 'An Australian Approach to Space Warfare', Astropolitics, 20, pp. 192 - 213,

Blake D, 2019, 'I Am Not a High Priest in a Secular Military!', Adelaide Law Review, 40, pp. 505 - 518

Blake D, 2017, 'Call for Australia to head back into space', ROOM: The Space Journal,

Blake D, 2011, 'Military use of civil registered aircraft', Annals of Air and Space Law

Blake D, 2011, 'Operations Bastille and Falconer: Legal Support to Commanders', Australian Defence Force Journal

Blake D, 2010, '’Bloodless Weapons’? The Need to Conduct Legal Reviews of Certain Capabilities and the Implications of Defining them as ’Weapons’', Air Force Law Review

Conference Papers

Blake D, 2017, 'Maintaining United States leadership in the space domain'

Blake D, 2016, 'Space Law Issues in the Regulation of National Space Activities'

Blake D, 2012, 'Australian Interests in Transparency and Confidence-Building Measures for Outer Space'


Blake D, 2020, Outer space is for everyone, Canberra, Australia, ,

Blake D, 2018, The problems with small satellites – and what Australia’s Space Agency can do to help, ,

Blake D, 2018, Yes we’ve got a space agency – but our industry needs ‘Space Prize Australia', ,

Blake D; Stephens D, 2017, We’re drafting a legal guide to war in space. Hopefully we’ll never need to use it, ,

Blake D, 2017, Step up Australia – We Need a Traffic Cop in Space, ,

Blake D; Freeland S, 2017, As the world embraces space, the 50 year old Outer Space Treaty needs adaptation, ,


Blake D, 2020, Australia’s Essential Contribution to ‘Space Domain Awareness’,

Blake D, 2018, A New Horizon: Australia in the Global Space Race,

Blake D, 2013, The Laws of Star Wars - the need for a ’Manual of International Law Applicable to Space Warfare’,

Blake D, 2011, Traversing l’Étoile: Domestic Legal Implementation of the European Union draft Code of Conduct for Outer Space,

Back to profile page