People always wish to make money. Most people are also preoccupied by outdoor space and space travel. It takes a special form of chairman to mix those dual desires and try to make income from spaceflight and space research. But some people have finished only that.
10 1997 NASA Mars Court Case
When NASA landed a Sojourner and Pathfinder probes on Mars, a universe heralded a speed as a good step brazen for humanity. But not everybody was thrilled. In 1997, 3 Yemeni group sued NASA for trespassing on what they deliberate their property.
According to these men, they had hereditary a world from their ancient ancestors who had lived on Mars 3,000 years before a NASA mission. They formed their explain on problematic references in Himyaritic and Sabaean mythologies and a magnanimous interpretation of a ancient texts.
Yemeni courts noticed a group as insane. Nevertheless, a group demanded a assembly with a US envoy and asked NASA for a finish trance of all Mars information until a dual parties reached a settlement. As broadside increased, Yemeni supervision officials sleepy of a shenanigans and told a group that they would be detained if a box wasn’t dropped. The group complied quickly.
However, even yet a box was dropped, a group continued to try to make income from Mars. They still claimed tenure though stretched their scheme. In 1998, they announced that they were offered plots on Mars for $2 per block scale ($11 per ft2) and affianced to use a income to revive several ancient cities.
Few people took a business severely since an general covenant states that any land not on Earth does not go to any one person. Still, a bit of income was done from people too trusting to notice a blatant scam.