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Moon Express now has express permission to head to the moon in 2017, thanks to official U.S. government approval on its plans. The FAA signed off after Moon Express met with a number of government agencies to explain their plan, and had the government agree to supervise in the interest of keeping fair of the international Outer Space Treaty. Making the moon a mineable resource might sound like science fiction, but it’s something governments are already laying the regulatory framework for. Moon Express, if it has legs beyond the sprint, could be among the first big intergalactic resource companies.

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