Concentrated lunar resources: imminent implications for governance and justice

  title={Concentrated lunar resources: imminent implications for governance and justice},
  author={Martin Elvis and Alanna Krolikowski and Tony Milligan},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A},
Numerous missions planned for the next decade are likely to target a handful of small sites of interest on the Moon's surface, creating risks of crowding and interference at these locations. The Moon presents finite and scarce areas with rare topography or concentrations of resources of special value. Locations of interest to science, notably for astronomy, include the Peaks of Eternal Light, the coldest of the cold traps and smooth areas on the far side. Regions richest in physical resources… 

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