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Re: Space questions...

> From hous0042@maroon.tc.umn.edu Tue Jul 23 17:16:30 1996
> So, the US goes to the moon, mines ore, and charges a fortune for it.  
> This pays back the high developement cost, and since there is no 
> competiton, they make back the startup cost.  after a few years, some 
> smaller country decides they want  a piece of the pie.  So they send 
> their own mining contingent to the moon, but find that the US can always 
> undercharge for the ore, because the startup cost has been paid back.
> This is what I was talking about.
Ahh, but that is true for ANY investment in some new product/technology.
So, should every new investor share his profits with all would-be ones?
This is just pure socialism, if anything...

-- Zenon