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Former car salesman has made $10million by selling pieces of the moon

Dennis Hope, 66, from San Fransisco, claims he exploited a loophole in the UN Outer Space Treaty to claim ownership of the moon, and has been selling land there since 1980.

Asteroid mining could be space’s new frontier: the problem is doing it legally

The 1967 Outer Space Treaty decrees that outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, “is not subject to national appropriation by claim of sovereignty”. Lawyers could soon be poring over that 48-year-old document as space mining becomes a reality. Some asteroids contain valuable minerals such as platinum.

The cities that never sleep: Spectacular night-time photos of Europe taken from the space station that show London's lights shine brightest

Stark contrast: The dark desolate lifeless desert of northern Africa and the Nile River teeming with life along its shores, and the Mediterranean beyond

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How long until you can take a vacation to outer space? Can we book a seat if Trump wins the next election? This episode of "How Is That Even Legal" explores a little something called The Outer Space Treaty and what it means for our future!

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