Sunday, November 29, 2015

Space Act of 2015 is Good News for GOODSTUFFs Cyber World

 

The Space Act of 2015, (H.R.2262), which includes a range of legislative changes intended to boost the US space industry. Perhaps the most significant part of the Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act (HR 2262) of 2015 are measures allowing US citizens to engage in the commercial exploration and exploitation of "space resources", with examples including includes water and minerals. The right to exploit resources covers anything in space that isn't alive. 

Not only individuals but also corporations, including those that are not wholly US owned, qualify as US citizens for the purpose of mineral exploitation in space.

 

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The intent of this declaration is to give future Goodstuff’s Cyber World generations a “lunar advantage”. The concept was born July 2005. After a good deal of surfing the internet, nothing was found that forbids development on the moon and actually encourages a first come, first served opportunity. 

 

GOODSTUFF’S CYBER WORLD is more than a “virtual entity” -- therefore, we hereby make the following declaration... 
    
Our home is on the northern edge of Goodstuff's lunar crater and we are claiming squatters rights. We are also claiming mineral and ice rights on the northern ridge and slopes of Goodstuff crater. Furthermore, we have the right of surface and space access to our home. 

  

Goodstuff's crater is located in the highlands close to the Lunar North Pole, near three large impact craters called Peary, Hermite and Byrd.

  
The recent passage of the Space Act of 2015 marks a key milestone for the commercial space industry. Ever since the 1967 Outer Space Treaty, nations have been banned from claiming or appropriating any celestial resource such as the Moon or another planet. Formally titled the “Treaty on Principles Governing the Activities of States in the Exploration and Use of Outer Space, including the Moon and Other Celestial Bodies,” the nearly fifty year old agreement has formed the basis of international space law ever since.

Now that’s about to change... The future is here!
  
The ability to mine and make use of materials from asteroids and other off-planet sources is finally being opened up. The legislation, called the “U.S. Commercial Space Launch Competitiveness Act,” Means commercial ventures will finally be able to try and profit from space exploration. Which will stimulate further development, innovation and exploration. 




4 comments:

Katy Anders said...

Oh cool, Congress is giving corporations permission to mine other planets.

I can see where this is going:

"It's okay, people of Neptune. Our Congress gave us to stay here and take ownership of your resources. Here, stay on this reservation we built you!"

Mike aka Proof said...

Wasn't there some cereal company that was giving out deeds to one sq. inch on the moon? This was sometime before yesterday, so I can't quite remember it exactly.

Dan said...

This should boost the exploration of outer space tremendously and allow access to the plentiful resources in space for the use of people on Earth as well as those exploring outer space. By allowing the commercial exploration and use, they will not be inhibited by the political cronyism that now exists in space exploration.

Woodsterman (Odie) said...

Live long and prosper GOODSTUFF!