Who Owns The Moon? Lunar Loophole Raises Legal Questions (VIDEO)

By Jacqueline Howard

Will someone own the moon one day? It may seem like a pretty important question, but no one seems to have the answer.

For now, no one has legal ownership over the moon. According to the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs, the moon is not the property of any state, national or international government or organization, or any one entity.

“The legal status of the moon is currently defined by the 1967 Outer Space Treaty of the United Nations,” Dr. Ian Crawford, a professor of planetary science at the Birkbeck University of …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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