Eros Project

Complaint for Declaratory Judgement
The Eros Project finally proceeds into the United States District Court, District of Nevada. On November 6, 2003, Mr. Gregory W. Nemitz filed documents in Federal Court to demand a determination of his Rights in relation to his property claim for Asteroid 433, Eros. A jury will decide the case.

U.S. Department of State Responds
On August 15, 2003 the United States Department of State responds to the Eros Project and its claims. This official action creates a "case in actual controversy" which
gives a Federal Court jurisdiction to hear the case.

NASA Makes its Final Determination
On January 21, 2003 NASA sends its final determination to OrbDev's invoice for Parking and Storage Fees for the NEAR Shoemaker spacecraft, permanently parked on Eros.

Eros Project Links

Details of the Project
  Project Overview
 Selected Images

  Parking and Storage Facility
  MetroCircus - A City for Eros
  Eros Facts and Estimated Value
  Space Property Rights Explained

  Legal Affairs and Letters
  Eros Project Home Page

The Eros Project

"With this toehold, I will climb a mountain in Space."

In the News

Orbital Development is managing the Eros Project for
Mr. Gregory W. Nemitz, Owner of Asteroid 433, Eros.

Questions of Property Rights May Bedevil Private Ventures in Space. Newhouse News Service..... 12 Feb 04

The Frontier Files Online hosts an interview with Mr. Nemitz and remains available to submit questions for Nemitz's answers about the Eros Project for Space Property Law. Began..... 02 Feb 04

The Space Show focuses on timely and important issues influencing the development of outer-space commerce.....09 Dec 03

Sydney Morning Hearld....22 Nov 03 10 Nov 03

(PDF) Developing Property Claims and
Asteroid Eros

by Gregory Nemitz

... The presentation details the Eros Project's progress at establishing the law in ... and establishing Mr. Nemitz's personal property right to Asteroid 433 Eros. ...

Frontier Files Online
Orbital Development Receives US State
Orbital Development, in the course of its Eros Project (, has claimed and owns Asteroid 433 Eros since 03 March, 2000.

Time Magazine links by Google links by Google


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How can it not be mine?
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----- The Eros Project
Orbital Development is at the forefront of the critical issue of "Property Rights in Space." Since March, 2000 the firm has managed the "Eros Project" which is designed to bring the issue into a United States of America Federal Court for a difinitive decision on the new legal subject of "Space Property Law."

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