Under the Outer Space Treaty, signed in the moon remains free for people of all nations to land on and explore; it is not owned by any one nation, despite pennants and flags from both the Soviet Union and the United States being planted on it's surface.
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!
When Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong hoisted the Stars and Stripes on the moon, the act was purely symbolic. Two years earlier, mindful of Cold War animosity, the 1967 Outer Space Treaty (OST) had decreed that outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, “is not subject to national appr