Sunday, March 11, 2012

Astronauts' rights to own (and sell) space artifacts may be approved by Congress

New bill defends astronauts' rights to own (and sell) space artifacts

Lawmakers have introduced H.R. 4158 to "confirm full ownership rights" for certain U.S. astronauts to artifacts from their missions.
March 9, 2012 — The dispute over whether NASA's early astronauts have title to the space-flown artifacts they kept as souvenirs from their missions may soon be resolved by Congress.

A bill introduced by the chairman and ranking member of the U.S. House of Representatives' Science, Space, and Technology Committee would confirm full ownership rights to the artifacts saved, donated, or sold by astronauts who were part of the Mercury, Gemini and Apollo programs.



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