The Man Who Owns The Moon...Maybe

Jan 6, 2014

Credit Photo by Steve Jurvetson, courtesy of Flickr Creative Commons

Dennis M. Hope claims to own the moon.  He's been taking advantage of an obscure international treaty loophole since 1980, selling off lunar property, and declaring himself owner of the Lunar Embassy, and President of the Galactic Government.  Sound like a joke?  It's not. It's just business.

Listen to my conversation with Dennis, and then check out Virginia's interview with Space Law expert (yes that's a thing) Michael J. Listner to find out whether what Dennis is doing is legal. (Spoiler just might be!)