Regulation blocks out stars for space mining
Published: Tuesday, 23 February 2016
As space mining companies move closer to making extra-terrestrial mineral extraction a reality, questions of legal ownership are expected to be brought to the fore.
Legal frameworks for the mining of
asteroids will have to be updated, to avoid complications and
disputes over the extraction of materials in space in the
As a number of companies look beyond the
earth’s atmosphere for potential mining
opportunities, the necessity to have functioning legal treaties
to govern the process...