A few days ago who wrote about asteroid mining with billionaire backing, today it has been confirmed that Planetary Resources will be mining asteroids, starting firstly with a fleet of telescopes to scope out prospects.
Is asteroid mining legal? Congress wants to make it so.
Watery asteroid discovered in dying star points to habitable exoplanets October 2013 Artist's impression of a rocky and water-rich asteroid being torn apart by the strong gravity of the white dwarf star GD Similar objects.
Asteroid Mining: A Gold Mine In Space [Infographic]
Interceptor missions will allow Planetary Resources to quickly acquire data on several near-Earth asteroids, stepping up the likelihood of prospecting these objects for their volatile, mineral and metallic resources.
Asteroid mining is what it sounds like: going to the solar system’s hard bodies, extracting valuable resources, and using them to make something new. In Luxembourg began taking steps toward dominating the asteroid mining industry.
Asteroid-mining project aims for deep-space colonies
->Asteroid-Mining Project Aims for Deep-Space Colonies<- An artist's concept of a wheel habitat under construction at an asteroid, a vision of space settlement by the asteroid-mining company Deep Space Industries.
Luxembourg to invest in space-based asteroid mining - Luxembourg Vice Prime Minister Etienne Schneider says Luxembourg will offer regulatory & financial incentives to space resource-mining companies.
Washington DC (Sputnik) Jun 2015 - Under the Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship (SPACE) Act, which the US House of Representatives passed Thursday, firms involved in asteroid mining will be able to keep w
Mining asteroids for water (for rocket fuel) and rare Earth metals moves one step closer to reality with the U. Senate approval of the Space Act of 2015 that allows Americans to own resources recovered in space.
A $20 Trillion Rock Could Turn a Startup Into Earth's Richest Company
This Twenty Trillion Dollar Rock Could Turn a Startup Into Earth’s Richest Company: Meet Amun Doesn’t look like much, right? Little more than a mile wide, it’s one of the smallest M-class (metal-bearing) asteroids yet discovered.