Legal Loophole May Pave Way For Private Ownership Of Outer Space

Legal Loophole May Pave Way For Private Ownership Of Outer Space

April 06, 2012
Originally published in The Huffington Post

From Andres Jaregui's article in The Huffington Post:

A shift in policy could open up the moon and other celestial bodies to ownership by private companies. Rand Simberg, a space policy consultant, laid out his proposal, called the Space Settlement Prize Act in a paper published April 2 by the libertarian think tank The Competitive Enterprise Institute, according to a report by Wired.