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Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Yes, lunar mining is a thing (but it’s fraught with complications)

Yes, lunar mining may become a thing (but it’s fraught with complications). The latest step in the space race has governments and companies all over the world bickering about how best to exploit the moon for minerals and fuel sources. Nobody can seem to agree on whether to allow for private ownership of lunar resources, fairly distribute them or prohibit commercial exploitation altogether. It’s unchartered territory in more ways than one, and what happens next is anyone’s guess. The Wall Street Journal has more.

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