U.S. President Trump Wants to Mine the Moon, Mars For Minerals

“Americans should have the right to engage in commercial exploration, recovery, and use of resources in outer space,” reads an executive order signed by President Donald Trump.

written by
Rajvi Desai
Apr 8, 2020
Trump wants to mine the moon
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AuthorRajvi Desai

Rajvi Desai is The Swaddle's Culture Editor. After graduating from NYU as a Journalism and Politics major, she covered breaking news and politics in New York City, and dabbled in design and entertainment journalism. Back in the homeland, she's interested in tackling beauty, sports, politics and human rights in her gender-focused writing, while also co-managing The Swaddle Team's podcast, Respectfully Disagree.