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Report: Luxembourg Drafting Legislation to Regulate Appropriation of Space Resources

By: Demi Davis In November 2016, Luxembourg announced to the global community its decision to regulate space resources through legislation.[1]  Although the legislation is not yet accessible to the public for viewing, it reportedly contains approximately seventeen articles detailing commercial use of space resources.[2]  Minister Schneider, along with Professor Schiltz, revealed this “future law…regarding utilization of space resources” in a…