Re: King of the moon

From: Eugene Leitl (
Date: Thu Apr 19 2001 - 01:00:16 PDT

On Wed, 18 Apr 2001, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:

> *WAAAAAY* too late. It and all the known planets in Solar
> orbit -- and their satellites -- were claimed by a chap named
> Hope almost twenty years ago. Registered with the US, the (then)
> USSR, and the UN. Uncontested. See <URL:>.

Uncontested, my ass. The first group who gets to deliver a nonnegligable
industrial base up there owns the thing. Nukes are pretty useless in
space, so anyone owning an asteroid can easily outgun an entire planet.

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