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Legal, Diplomatic Implications of U.S. on the Moon

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Legal, Diplomatic Implications of U.S. on the Moon

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Legal, Diplomatic Implications of U.S. on the Moon

Legal, Diplomatic Implications of U.S. on the Moon

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NASA recently announced its plans to put a permanent base on the moon, sometime around the year 2020. The U.S. will develop the technology to establish the base and to get people to the moon. From there, others will be able to expand the outpost.

To answer our questions about the legal logistics of lunar living, Andrea Seabrook speaks to Niklas Hedman at the United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs.