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Do NASA’s lunar exploration rules violate space law? | Scientific American
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Do NASA’s lunar exploration rules violate space law? | Scientific American

However, different interpretations need to be resolved as some claim that this may have undermined the Outer Space Treaty of 1967. “The Artemis Accords are an attempt by the Americans to walk softly to legitimize their deviation from the Outer Space Treaty,” says Stephan Hobe. Other countries like Russia and China are not participating in this project as they believe that the exploitation of the moon is to maintain American dominance.

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