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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.

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SHOCK CLAIM: 'World will END' when poles flip and mega earthquake strikes TODAY

Ever since Apollo 11 landed on the moon, conspiracy theorists have suggested…