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Re: Space questions...

Zenon Kulpa wrote:
> > 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

No, No you mis-understand me.  I meant to suggest that the smaller countries are
using the socialism angle (which they know the US will never accept) to buy time 
so that they can get their own space program up and running

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