Growing interest in Moon resources could cause tension, scientists find  November 23, 2020 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. Regions richest in physical resources could also be uniquely suited to settlement and commerce. Such sites of interest are both few and small. An international team of researchers (USA – Harvard University, Missouri University of Science and Technology, UK) surveyed the implications for different kinds of mission and find that the diverse actors pursuing incompatible ends at these sites could soon crowd and interfere with […]