Article Comparison - Convention on Registration of Objects Launched into Outer Space
For the purposes of this Convention:
(a) The term "launching State" means:
(i) A State which launches or procures the launching of a space object;
(ii) A State from whose territory or facility a space object is launched;
(b) The term "space object" includes component parts of a space object as well as its launch vehicle and parts thereof;
(c) The term "State of registry" means a launching State on whose registry a space object is carried in accordance with article II.