Space’s Mine

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed the US Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act, a measure that lets US companies own any non-organic resources they harvest from asteroids and other space objects. Now that space mining is officially legal, Anthony and Jeff discuss the ramifications, and plan their new lives as Space Pirates.

Both the House of Representatives and the Senate have passed the US Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act, a measure that lets US companies own any non-organic resources they harvest from asteroids and other space objects. Now that space mining is officially legal, Anthony and Jeff discuss the ramifications, and plan their new lives as Space Pirates.

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