New Legislation Seen Smoothing Path To Lunar Mining

Credit: NASA
The compromise commercial-space law that received final congressional approval Monday night includes a provision that explicitly allows U.S. citizens to mine celestial bodies for profit, language that would-be space miners see as making it easier for them to raise funds and clear regulatory hurdles...

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