Re: UARS or any debris

From: Marco Langbroek (
Date: Sat Sep 24 2011 - 18:45:29 UTC

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    Op 24-9-2011 18:42, Kevin L. Walton schreef:
    > Finders not keepers
    > "Because this is a U.S. government satellite, any object that does reach the
    > surface of the Earth, should it be found, is still the property of the
    > United States," said Nick Johnson, chief scientist of NASA's Orbital Debris
    > Program Office at the Johnson Space Center in Houston. "You do not have the
    > luxury of trying to sell it on eBay."
    That is: if the country you live in signed the UN Outer Space Treaty of 1967.
    If it didn't, it's yours.
    - Marco
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