Is it true that
shrewd interpretations of the Outer Space Treaty
could be used as part of a strategy
certain space resources
for an unspecified period of time?
Link to: Cornell University Library, " The Peaks of Eternal Light: a Near-term Property Issue..."
Whatever the answer, the prime challenge remains, of course,
that of first of all "getting there".
Link to: Moon Express Press Kit
Link to: "China to send Chang’e-4 to south pole of moon’s far-side "
Link to: PBS NEWSHOUR "China wants to mine the moon for ‘space gold’ "
Link to: ESA's Interactive Guide to the Moon
Link to: Voice of America interview (and video) with Paul Spudis (14 Oct. 2016)