Who owns space?

Source: The Price of Liberty
by Nathan Barton

“As pointed out as early as some of Heinlein’s juvenile novels in the 1940s and 1950s, government control of space is dangerous. And government agencies are the LAST people that you want to be in control of space. The last sixty years have demonstrated the truth of that concern. The bureaucracy and the politics of NASA and many other government agencies are the reason we are still paying tens of thousands of dollars to boost a single pound into orbit. And the reason that there are not already tens of thousands if not millions of us living in orbit or on Luna or elsewhere.” (11/14/17)