Planetoid Mines is a privately-owned startup based out of New Mexico, USA. Their team leans on expertise gained at NASA, the US Department of Energy, Sandia and Los Alamos National Labs, and the
A science team led by Alessondra Springmann found that heating up various types of carbonaceous chondrite meteorites released water as well as other volatile and toxic trace elements. Water is likely one of
A fully-contained near-Earth asteroid retrieved to cislunar space can be used as a Research and Development destination for resource extraction and engineering tests as space-native material, unaltered by a radical change in environment, in industrial quantity, and in an accessible orbit.
"The space mining bubble has burst" Behind this quasi-sensationalist headline is well-informed reporting of the fact that the two trailblazer companies of asteroid mining, Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries, are "gone". Planetary
What value do we get from doing things in space? What is the potential for the commercialization of space? And what does that have to do with asteroids? Summary Every non-biological resource that
Why should I learn about asteroids?(Motivation behind Asteroid Analytics) Space offers humanity the opportunity to really become unlimited. Obviously we have to take care of our Earth, the solar system, and all