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Who owns the Moon?

Asked by MrGrimm888 (13306points) September 23rd, 2017

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Dorothy68's avatar

Nо single person owns thе Moon, rеgаrdlеѕѕ оf whеthеr thаt person ѕеnt a letter tо thе President оf thе United States оr thе Secretary-General оf thе United Nations.

Thе Outer Space Treaty states thаt outer space, including thе Moon аnd оthеr celestial bodies iѕ nоt subject tо national appropriation bу claim оf sovereignty, bу means оf uѕе оr occupation, оr bу аnу оthеr means. Thе Treaty establishes thе exploration аnd uѕе оf outer space аѕ thе “province оf аll mankind.”

MrGrimm888's avatar

The reason for the q was an add I saw online. They were selling acres of land on the Moon. (Online fraud? Couldn’t be. )

zenvelo's avatar

@MrGrimm888 I think you might have a hard time with a title search.

cookieman's avatar

“Here’s”: a relevant article that asks that very question.

AstroChuck's avatar

Disney, I think.

stanleybmanly's avatar

“The moon belongs to everyone
The best things in life are free”

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rojo's avatar

Evidently someone named Dennis Hope

Patty_Melt's avatar

Aghhh! I want a chunk!!!

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