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К приватизации Луны -- "Experienced space lawyers interpret the treaty to allow mining," space-law expert Wayne White, who works in the aerospace industry, told "I have never seen anybody argue that you couldn't use mineral resources."

Nelson compared the legal status of moon mining to that of fishing in the high seas, beyond national borders and claims.

"The idea that you can't claim sovereignty is not necessarily incompatible with the right to go conduct mining operations," Nelson said. "The high seas are not subject to any sovereignty, but people can go and fish there."

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