This just in: space does not belong to anyone!
Repeat after me: Space; that place way up there surrounding the earth, does not and can not belong to a person, group of people, or a government of any form.
Is this clear to everyone?
Little George.. are you listening?
Oh no.. what’s he doing? He’s…. I think he’s signing some important document. Oh shit, it is about space. George.. what are you doing… whatcha got there little guy? Why don’t you put the pen down and we can go over how it works again. I’ll even explain the solar system and the planets again, I know all that stuff is hard to remember and even harder to pronounce. Now put that pen down.. what are you signing?.. NOOOOO!
The United States is committed to the exploration and use of outer space by all nations for peaceful purposes, and for the benefit of all humanity. Consistent with this principle, “peaceful purposes” allow U.S. defense and intelligence-related activities in pursuit of national interests;
US Defence and Intellegence…. “Peaceful Purposes”? George… what are you doing?
The United States rejects any claims to sovereignty by any nation over outer space or celestial bodies, or any portion thereof, and rejects any limitations on the fundamental right of the United States to operate in and acquire data from space;
Remember what we talked about? You can’t have it. And you certainly cannot just put your friends in the military in charge of it.
Somebody please take the pen out of his hand.
(shout out to the spacetramp!)