Anyway, that's what Wired claims -- and, hooray, it turns out the U.S. never ratified the Moon treaty that sought to make that body something of an international park. Neither did Russia or China -- and until a real-life Duchy of Grand Fenwick shows up, those are all the spacefaring countries that really count.
So, you can dream of saving up for that hard-vacuum retirement home.
The bad news? If Musk, Branson, Bezos et al don't get a move on, you may need to learn Mandarin to read the loan agreement.
CHICAGO RAILROAD FAIR, 1948
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