My space

The Boston Globe


A third model tries to ensure that the most advanced national and private programs wouldn't scoop up all the available celestial property as soon as it became accessible. The extraterrestrial property regime envisioned by Glenn Reynolds, a professor and space law specialist at the University of Tennessee Law School, and Robert Merges, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law, would be, in most ways, a basic first-come, first-served system.