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Originally posted by UK Wizard
If someone or some company offers to sell you plots of land on another planet or moon ignore them, its a massive con.
[edit on 2-4-2008 by UK Wizard]
Outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, is not subject to national appropriation by claim of sovereignty, by means of use or occupation, or by any other means.
Originally posted by ElectricUncleSam
Seriously, I want to own Pluto so I can declare it a planet!!! Can I do this and if so anyone know how? I think it would be cool to tell someone I own Pluto or at least some land on Pluto...
Originally posted by whatukno
...buying parts of the moon and naming stars scams are just a waste of money.
actual possession - (law) immediate and direct physical control over property
constructive possession - (law) having the power and intention to have and control property but without direct control or actual presence upon it
criminal possession - (law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances
Originally posted by Givenmay
...yes, I remember when people were buying parts of the moon!
Congrats on owning Pluto!
...in that case I own everything in outer space that is left unclaimed, starting now...
You can come visit anytime!
[edit on 4/2/2008 by Givenmay]