A Little Bit of Heaven

Silber, Kenneth
November 1998
Reason;Nov98, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p48
Reports on the plan on Jim Benson of SpaceDev company to declare ownership of an asteroid orbiting between Earth and Mars. Plan of the firm to launch Near Earth Asteroid Prospector by mid-2001; Discussion on two international agreements written under United Nations auspices that are relevant to the ownership of celestial bodies; Potential economic uses of extraterrestrial bodies.


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