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Agreement on the Rescue of Astronauts, the Return of Astronauts and the Return of Objects launched into Outer Space (London Version) (April 22, 1968)

Countries/Territories Entry into force Ratification * Simple signature
Argentina Mar 26, 1969 Mar 26, 1969 [1] May 2, 1968
Australia Mar 18, 1986 Mar 18, 1986 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Austria Feb 19, 1970 Feb 19, 1970 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Bahamas Jul 10, 1973 Aug 11, 1976 [4] -
Barbados Feb 20, 1969 Feb 20, 1969 [2] -
Belgium Apr 15, 1977 Apr 15, 1977 [1] Aug 14, 1968
Brazil Feb 27, 1973 Feb 27, 1973 [2] -
Bulgaria Apr 14, 1969 Apr 14, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Cameroon Jan 10, 1969 Jan 10, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Canada Feb 20, 1975 Feb 20, 1975 [1] Apr 25, 1968
Chile - - Apr 22, 1968
China Dec 20, 1988 Dec 20, 1988 [2] -
Congo, Dem. Rep. of - - Jun 25, 1968
Cyprus Dec 17, 1970 Dec 17, 1970 [1] May 7, 1968
Czech Republic Jan 1, 1993 Sep 29, 1993 [4] -
Denmark May 6, 1969 May 6, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Egypt - - May 10, 1968
Fiji Oct 10, 1970 Aug 14, 1972 [4] -
Finland - - Apr 22, 1968
France Dec 31, 1975 Dec 31, 1975 [2] -
Gambia Dec 3, 1968 Aug 2, 1968 [2] -
Germany Feb 17, 1972 Feb 17, 1972 [1] Aug 20, 1968
Ghana - - May 6, 1968
Greece Jul 7, 1975 Jul 7, 1975 [1] Jun 11, 1968
Guyana May 30, 1969 May 30, 1969 [1] Oct 4, 1968
Hungary Jun 4, 1969 Jun 4, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Iceland Dec 4, 1969 Dec 4, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
India Jul 9, 1979 Jul 9, 1979 [2] -
Iran, Islamic Republic of Dec 21, 1970 Dec 21, 1970 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Iraq May 7, 1970 May 7, 1970 [2] -
Ireland Dec 3, 1968 Aug 29, 1968 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Israel Jan 6, 1970 Jan 6, 1970 [1] Apr 26, 1968
Italy Mar 31, 1978 Mar 31, 1978 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Jamaica - - Jul 23, 1968
Japan Jun 20, 1983 Jun 20, 1983 [2] -
Jordan - - Jul 24, 1968
Kuwait Jun 20, 1972 Jun 20, 1972 [2] -
Lao, People's Dem. Rep. Jan 15, 1973 Jan 15, 1973 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Lebanon Mar 31, 1969 Mar 31, 1969 [1] Apr 30, 1968
Luxembourg - - Aug 14, 1968
Malaysia - - Jun 29, 1968
Malta - - May 29, 1968
Mauritius Apr 21, 1969 Apr 21, 1969 [2] -
Mexico Mar 11, 1969 Mar 11, 1969 [1] Jul 15, 1968
Monaco - - Jun 13, 1968
Morocco Nov 20, 1970 Nov 20, 1970 [1] Jun 14, 1968
Nepal Feb 3, 1969 Feb 3, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Netherlands Feb 17, 1981 Feb 17, 1981 [1] Aug 14, 1968
New Zealand Jul 8, 1969 Jul 8, 1969 [1] Apr 24, 1968
Nicaragua - - Jun 13, 1968
Nigeria Mar 23, 1973 Mar 23, 1973 [1] Jul 26, 1968
Norway Apr 20, 1970 Apr 20, 1970 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Pakistan Nov 2, 1973 Nov 2, 1973 [2] -
Papua New Guinea Oct 27, 1980 Oct 27, 1980 [2] -
Peru May 3, 1979 May 3, 1979 [2] -
Poland Feb 14, 1969 Feb 14, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Romania Jun 28, 1970 Jun 28, 1971 [1] Apr 22, 1968
San Marino Aug 10, 1970 Aug 10, 1970 [1] Nov 7, 1968
Senegal - - Jun 26, 1968
Seychelles Jan 5, 1978 Jan 5, 1978 [2] -
Sierra Leone - - May 20, 1968
Singapore Sep 10, 1976 Sep 10, 1976 [2] -
Slovenia May 27, 1992 May 27, 1992 [4] -
South Africa Sep 24, 1969 Sep 24, 1969 [1] Aug 6, 1968
Sweden Jun 10, 1969 Jun 10, 1969 [2] -
Switzerland Jul 21, 1969 Jul 21, 1969 [2] -
Thailand Dec 18, 1969 Dec 18, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Tonga May 29, 1969 May 29, 1969 [2] -
Tunisia Jun 4, 1970 Jul 7, 1971 [4] -
Turkey Feb 10, 1971 Feb 15, 1971 [1] Apr 22, 1968
United Kingdom Dec 19, 2006 Dec 19, 2006 [1] Nov 29, 1968
United States of America Dec 3, 1968 Dec 3, 1968 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Uruguay Dec 3, 1968 Dec 3, 1968 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Viet Nam Feb 25, 1969 Feb 25, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Zambia - - May 22, 1968
Indonesia Aug 28, 1973 Aug 28, 1973 [2] -
Spain Jun 27, 1999 Jun 27, 1999 [1] -
Botswana Feb 26, 2001 Feb 26, 2001 [2] -
Antigua and Barbuda Apr 18, 1969 Apr 18, 1969 [2] -
Libya Nov 1, 1981 Jan 26, 1989 [4] -
Myanmar Apr 20, 2010 Apr 20, 2010 [2] -
Czechoslovakia - - Aug 21, 1968
Montenegro Feb 18, 1969 Feb 18, 1969 [1] Apr 22, 1968
former USSR/Soviet Union Jun 3, 2006 Dec 12, 2006 [4] -
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Dec 3, 1968 Dec 3, 1968 [1] Apr 22, 1968
Yugoslavia Oct 27, 1979 May 13, 1999 [4] -
Eswatini, Kingdom of Mar 1, 1971 Mar 1, 1971 [1] Apr 22, 1969

* [1] Ratification [2] Accession/approbation [3] Acceptance/approval [4] Succession [5] Consent to be bound [6] Definite signature