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GeneralRe: Aren't they _slightly_ out of their jurisdiction? Pin
W Balboos, GHB26-Jan-21 3:25
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W Balboos, GHB26-Jan-21 3:54
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W Balboos, GHB26-Jan-21 4:24
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Daniel Pfeffer26-Jan-21 6:14
professionalDaniel Pfeffer26-Jan-21 6:14 
That is exactly one of the lacunae in the Outer Space treaties. Smile | :)

I expect that Space law will eventually settle on something like this:
  1. Large bodies (the planets & most of their moons, the Moon, larger asteroids) will probably be treated as international areas (in a manner similar to the way Antarctica is treated), and will have some sort of law enforcement
  2. Small bodies (e.g. asteroids small enough to be moved with current or foreseeable technology) will be exploited by the first to land and be able to defend their claim
  3. Any bodies with alien life (possibly Europa's ocean, for example) will be out of bounds to all
This has some similarities to the situation in the old "Wild West". Like the "Wild West", I expect that eventually some sort of law-enforcement organization will be formed with jurisdiction in space. I'm making no predictions of who/what will form this organization, nor on what form it will take...
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
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