Steven A. Mirmina

Visiting Lecturer in Law

(fall term)


Steven A. Mirmina is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is also a Senior Attorney at the NASA Office of the General Counsel in Washington, D.C. As an attorney in the International Law division of the Office of the General Counsel, he has helped negotiate and conclude more than 1,000 international agreements for missions across all NASA Mission Directorates.

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Steven A. Mirmina

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Cina Santos

Education & Curriculum Vitae


LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center, 2006
LL.M., Leiden University Faculty of Law, 1993
J.D., University of Connecticut School of Law, 1992
B.A., Brandeis University, 1989

 

 

Courses Taught


  • Space Law: Seminar

Steven A. Mirmina is a Visiting Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School. He is also a Senior Attorney at the NASA Office of the General Counsel in Washington, D.C. He has worked as an attorney at NASA since 1999 in the International Law division of the Office of the General Counsel. Mirmina has helped negotiate and conclude more than 1,000 international agreements for missions across all NASA Mission Directorates, including activities ranging from human space flight and Mars exploration, to Earth science missions and aeronautics research. In addition, he is an Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown University.

From 2008 through 2009, Mirmina served as Lead Counsel for NASA’s Space Operations Mission Directorate, which oversees various NASA programs, including the Space Shuttle, the International Space Station, and the Astronaut corps. In addition, Mirmina is the lead attorney for NASA’s telecommunications issues, including use of radiofrequency spectrum, the Deep Space Network, and the TDRSS satellite system. Before joining NASA, he was an associate in the Aviation Law practice group of Crowell & Moring.